Tag Archives : Older Adults

World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher 1

For most elderly people getting down on the floor is a thing of the past, but not for 93-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch who has been named Guinness World Records’ oldest yoga teacher. Ms Porchon-Lynch first became interested in yoga after seeing boys practicing on the beach when she was just eight years old and lived in […]

Worlds oldest yoga teacher


Healthy Hydration 1

We don’t drink enough water. Despite the fact that adequate levels of hydration are essential for normal bodily function and the known benefits of adequate hydration, many people still may not drink enough fluids. In France, 70% of the population drink less than 1.5 litres per day. A UK survey demonstrated that 40% of 11-18 […]

Healthy Eating in Older Adults 1

Deciding what we mean by ‘older people’ is a little arbitrary. The World Health Organization classifies people aged between 45 and 59 as ‘middle age’, 60 to 74 as ‘elderly’ and over 75 as ‘old’. But the nutritional needs of older adults are difficult to neatly categorise into absolute age groups. Dietary needs depend on […]