What can I do if I am elderly and think I am vitamin D deficient?

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Vitamin D deficiency is very common in elderly people. One problem is that older people often don’t eat the same foods as when they were younger. If you think you may be vitamin D deficient, check with your doctor about getting a blood test and taking a supplement. You can also spend a little more time outdoors in the sun -- just don’t forget your sunscreen!"

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