Lack of appetite in seniors can be blamed on many factors, from dental problems that make chewing painful to side effects of medication. Other possible causes include depression, dementia and the simple fact that older people often lose their sense of taste, making food boring and unenjoyable. The cause also might not be physical at all.
When it comes to dry winter skin, no one is immune. Chapped lips, cracked heels and dry, sore hands are common problems caused by dry winter air. Older adults are particularly susceptible to winter skin problems. Over time, our skin becomes thinner, drier and more fragile, which means protecting skin becomes even more important as […]