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Celebrate World Osteoporosis Day

by Char Brooks, J.D., Community Garden Facilitator and Attorney At ELM, we do our best to educate you on matters which can help you enjoy your life more. We are fortunate that there is a plethora of information on so many causes that are relevant to seniors. The purpose of World Osteoporosis Day is to raise awareness about the importance of having strong bones. Osteoporosis affects … Continue reading Celebrate World Osteoporosis Day

National Women’s Health Week: Take Care of Yourself

by Char Brooks, J.D. Celebrating its sixteenth year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health kicks off another year of National Women’s Health Week, which runs May 10th through 16th. The purpose of National Women’s Health Week is to encourage women of all ages to see their healthcare provider for routine screenings as well as take the steps needed to … Continue reading National Women’s Health Week: Take Care of Yourself

The Importance of Elderly Nutrition Programs

The Elderly Nutrition Programs are the largest health promotion programs of the Older Americans Act. Not only do the Elderly Nutrition Programs (administered by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) provide food, but they also promote socialization, well-being, and health in older adults. The article below breaks down the two main components of the Elderly Nutrition Programs: the home delivered nutrition program and the congregate … Continue reading The Importance of Elderly Nutrition Programs