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Collaborative Post With so many types of vitamins out there, it’s often difficult to keep up with how and when to take them. Whether you’re taking a few different supplements or starting out with something new, this guide will take you through the best times of day to take your vitamins. Please note that this […]Read more
Scurvy isn’t just a sickness for sailors in past times. Older people have been found to be lacking in the vitamin at a time when they need higher levels to help stay healthy and fight off infections. Deficiency could even be linked to the greater effects of Covid-19 in care home residents. Vitamin C advocate […]Read more
Collaborative Post The rules around what we can and can’t do around travel and vacations are changing at a rapid pace. The chances are though that our older family members won’t all feel entirely comfortable about a holiday away from home for a while to come. So how can we and they get back that […]Read more
When They Get Older reader Roger Burgess has been looking at some suggestions around the causes of, and possible ways of delaying, the symptoms of dementia. Here are some of the ideas he has discovered. Roger is at pains to emphasise that he is not a physician or academic – but he has been affected […]Read more
Update July 2021: Evidence suggests that lack of vitamin D can lead tomore hospitalisations due to Covid-19, but isn’t linked to greater mortality rates. Dr David Mantle, nutritional adviser at Pharma Nord, discusses the importance of vitamin D to health in an older person. Why we miss out on vital vitamins and minerals today […]Read more