Daily vitamin D supplementation is effective in preventing fractures in the elderly, but only if taken in higher doses, a new study finds.
Elderly adults who are deficient in vitamin D are at a higher risk for developing mobility limitations and becoming disabled, new data suggests.
Vitamin D supplementation should be routine for elderly female nursing home residents, a new study on mortality and vitamin D deficiency suggests.
Nearly all residents at a German geriatric rehabilitation hospital had insufficient levels of vitamin D, while more than two-thirds had severely deficient levels, a new study has found.
Women might be able to prevent macular degeneration by consuming a diet with high levels of Vitamin D, new research says.
Nursing home residents who take vitamin D supplements are significantly less likely to fall than residents who are deficient in the vitamin, according to a new review.
Seniors aged 65 and older can significantly reduce their risk of falls by taking vitamin D supplements every day. But they need to take more of the vitamin than previously thought, according to the results of a new study.