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|Ageing and Nutrition||The elderly could suffer from malnutrition due to physiological changes such as difficulty with chewing, psychological conditions such as depression and social factors such as loneliness.|
|Ageing and the Digestive Tract||The elderly often suffer from poor oral health, due to which the chewing and swallowing of food can get affected. Loss of appetite and a possible reduction in some digestive enzymes could also affect their nutritional status.|
|Ageing and Body Functions with Age||Older age is associated with a reduction in bone and muscle, cardiovascular and cognitive functions.|
|Dietary Recommendations for the Elderly||The elderly are recommended a nutritious diet that is rich in protein, easy to chew, and tasty. The fluid intake should be adequate.|
|Falls in the Elderly – Prevention||Falls in the elderly can be prevented through balance and strengthening exercises, reducing the possible hazards in the house and treatment of conditions that could predispose to the falls.|
|Falls in the Elderly – Risk Factors||Factors that increase the risk for falls in the elderly include muscle weakness, the intake of certain medications and problems with balance or the feet.|
|Falls in the Elderly – Tests||Tests for balance, muscle strength, bone density and tests to diagnose predisposing conditions can help to identify preventable causes of falls and prevent disability in the elderly.|
|Low Sodium Levels in the Elderly||Several reasons could contribute to low sodium levels in the elderly. These include underlying illnesses, the intake of multiple medications and a low sodium or low protein diet.|
|Physical activity and Healthy Ageing||Adequate physical activity during one’s lifetime can promote healthy ageing.|
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