Managing Nutrition Challenges as We Age

Managing Nutrition Challenges as We Age

This article was also published in Area 97, a special publication from the Bend Bulletin. Eating well is a major part of living well. Yet it can be difficult for older adults to get all the nutrition they need. With age, food and nutrient absorption often slow down. Appetites can diminish. And medications can interfere…

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Suicide and Older Adults: Protecting Those At Risk

Suicide and Older Adults: Protecting Those At Risk

Oregon has one of the highest suicide rates in the U.S., ranking 14th in the nation. While youth suicide prevention efforts have gained momentum in Central Oregon in recent years, such as through the Hope and Help Education Series, the older adult population is struggling. White men over the age of 85 have the second…

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