Diet and Nutrition in Older Adults

Diet and Nutrition in Older Adults

Diet and nutrition in older adults is crucial! In one of our previous infographics, we saw the detrimental effects of malnutrition in the elderly population. That has inspired this infographic, which focuses on the components of a good diet in the over-50 population.

Healthy eating keeps your mind and body strong, and greatly improves overall health… So start eating right today! Please like and share this Infographic if you find it helpful, and comment your thoughts or any experiences you’ve had below—we’d love to hear them!

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Stay Fit in Your Senior Years

Stay Fit in Your Senior YearsAs you get older, staying active is more important than ever. Research shows that regular exercise can ward off “silent strokes,” prevent falls, manage incontinence, and even improve your memory. One study, funded by the National Institute on Aging and conducted by researchers at four universities, found that moderate aerobic exercise increased the size of the hippocampus (a part of the brain that plays a role in memory) and improved spatial memory.

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How Retirees Should Assess Their Liquid Assets

 Retirees Assess  Liquid Assets

Cash: It’s the asset class investors love to hate. Even as a declining interest-rate environment has helped both stocks and bonds deliver decent returns over the past decade, poor cash investors have had to settle for ever-lower yields. Today, money market yields are barely positive, and even higher-yielding cash options like high-yield savings accounts won’t likely keep up with inflation over the long run. Nor are cash yields likely to get appreciably better any time soon, as the Federal Reserve has telegraphed its intention to move slowly on rate hikes, lest it disrupt a not precisely booming economy.

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