Managing Nutrition Challenges as We Age

Managing Nutrition Challenges as We Age

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 with taste and enjoyment. As a result, many older folks end up malnourished and at…

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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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How to Keep Moving This Winter

How to Keep Moving This Winter

Freezing temperatures don’t have to bring our bodies to a standstill. Staying active during the winter can be difficult, but there are plenty of creative ways to keep moving while staying warm and dry inside.

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