Motor function, which refers to the ability to move and control muscles, typically declines with age. Here are some ways that motor function changes as people age.
Nutrition plays a crucial role in the aging process. As we age, our bodies undergo several changes, including a decline in muscle mass, bone density, and immune function. Proper nutrition can help slow down the aging process and reduce the risk of age-related diseases.
There have been many advances in anti-aging research that may benefit senior citizens. Here are a few examples.
The number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to nearly double from 52 million in 2018 to 95 million by 2060, and the 65-and-older age group’s share of the total population will rise from 16 percent to 23 percent.