Hydration FAQs

— People may think that dehydration is only a thing that happens during summer heat. Yet even during cooler times of year, older adults are at risk of having a less than optimal level of fluid in their bodies. Dehydration can cause heart problems, low blood pressure, digestive disorders, confusion and heat-related illness. It raises the... Read More

Grandparents Can Be Healthy Rolemodels

— During the past decade or so, evolutionary biologists have been looking at an interesting question: Why do humans, unlike almost every other species in the animal kingdom, survive long beyond their reproductive years? Despite the ageist stereotype that older adults are a “burden,” anthropologists agree that living in social groups that included older members was... Read More
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