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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Elderly 

People with COPD have to work harder to breathe because their airways are constantly clogged with mucus and other particles. Wheezing, difficulty breathing, coughing, and mucus (sputum) production are manifestations. Usually, the cause is prolonged contact with harmful chemicals or particles, such as those found in cigarette fumes. Those individuals who suffer from chronic obstructive…

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Effects of Poor Nutrition on the Elderly 

Many age-related diseases and conditions, including diabetes type 2, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, and osteoporosis, have been linked to poor nutrition in the elderly. Malnutrition, which often remains untreated, can be avoided if the elderly's diet is adapted to meet their changing demands in terms of calories, energy, taste, and accessibility. Registered Dietitians are…

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