Tag Archive: chronic disease

Feb 20

Seniors Are Getting Fat

I know it would be kinder and more gentle to say folks over 60 are gaining more weight but the truth is more are becoming obese. Data was released from the 2005-2006 of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) which reports that almost three quarters (68.6 percent) of adults aged 60 and over …

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Apr 29

Chronic Disease Risks Lowered with Whole Grains

Chronic diseases affect older adults more than any other population group. Diseases such as diabetes, arthritis, and cardiovascular disease are miserable because they not only diminish the quality of life, they are also associated with disabilities and increased health care costs. Not fun and not productive. I’ve probably written this 6 times in the last …

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