Posts Tagged ‘ senior diet ’

BEST FOOD FOR SENIOR DIET

Aug 30th, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Senior Nutrition Concerns Addressed Seniors are always looking for the best food they can buy for the healthiest diet. Nutrition is important to us because we are more aware than younger generations of the importance of diet in our aging lives.// As a result, SCJ editors recently looked into the best food for senior diets [...]



TREATMENT OF SYMPTOMS vs HEALTHY SENIOR LIVING

Jul 24th, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Seniors Identify Symptoms Physical illness and disease increase with many seniors as we age. Lifelong issues become more troublesome and new dis-ease crops up with annoying regularity. AARP recently published an article about symptoms we should not ignore: pain, shortness of breath, confusion, unexplained weight loss, fever and swelling in legs. The article is a [...]



DEFEATING DISEASE BEFORE IT DEFEATS YOU

Jan 14th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Surrendering to disease is not the only option available to us as we age. Three of the obituaries in today’s New York Times illustrate that most of us are living well into our 80′s. Increasing longevity is a new reality for our generation.

With the gift of longer life, the necessisty of taking on a healthy lifestyle becomes all the more essential. Heading off diseases that compromise our abilities to be up and out becomes a priority agenda.

Many seniors today choose to live in environments that offer super active lifestyles. The boom in the population of older persons having moved from the chill of the midwest to multiple days of sunshine attests to how seniors



GOOD HEALTH, ENLARGED WISDOM, FRUITFUL LIVING

Jan 11th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

The prospects for life’s being positive and fruitful for seniors is increasingly likely. We are a part of that generation who is experiencing a longer life span, better health during it, enlarged wisdom to make choices that evoke fruitful living.

While many seniors spend an inordinate time fretting about health issues, and too often make visits to physicians, there are options available to reduce the number of appointments to health professionals and providers. It comes with our own choices and decisions. It has to do with diet. It is prompted by sufficient exercise. It is largely influence by attitudes that characterize day to day dispositions.



FOOD FOR HEALTHY BRAINS

Aug 14th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Brain Healthy Food Some new research is suggesting we can help our brains stay healthy with the food we eat. We’ve heard for generations now that ‘we are what we eat’.  Generally speaking, that’s still true today. // The new information looks like this: “A University of Miami study found that individuals who ate a [...]