Tag Archives: Older

Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »

Ways to stay active as you get older

by Angel Jony Data from the Office for National Statistics predicts that, in 50 years, there will be an additional 8.2 million people in the UK aged 65 and over as the country’s population continues to age. And according to the NHS, many adults aged 65+ spend an average of at least 10 hours per day sitting… Read More »

Medical News Today: Misconceptions may lead to dehydration in older adults

A new study looks at what keeps older adults from getting sufficient fluids to avoid negative health outcomes. Share on PinterestNew research stresses the importance of staying hydrated as we get older. Staying hydrated seems simple enough. Yet studies have shown that somewhere between about one-third and one-half of older adults may be dehydrated, increasing… Read More »