Articles tagged with: ageing

Healthy eating for active ageing

Healthy eating for active ageing

Australians are living longer – at the age of 65, women can expect to live another 22 years and men another 19 years. Once over 65, serious illnesses such as high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke can begin to limit quality of life. Avoiding falls and debilitating fractures is paramount to maintaining good health and this means maintaining muscle mass, strength and function, according to Professor Caryl Nowson from Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. This post has been...

16 November 2016 by Catherine Saxelby