Measurement of Appetite

It is not uncommon that as people age, especially older adults, they experience a decrease in their appetite.  The term “anorexia of ageing” was coined in 1988 by John Morley and is used to describe … [Read more...]

Sleep Quality: The Domino Effect

It is a common misperception that the quality of a person’s sleep decreases as they age. We have all had nights during which we did not sleep well (due to stress, not feeling well, a tooth ache, etc.) … [Read more...]

Myths and Facts about Falls

Myth #1:  I have not experienced a fall so it is not an issue for me. FACT:  Each year, one in three people over age 65 experience a fall serious enough to require medical attention.  Falls lead to … [Read more...]