Heath and Aging

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Arthritis Advice

Get arthritis help—find definitions of types of arthritis (rheumatoid, gout, osteoarthritis) and treatments like NSAIDs or DMARDs that can help.

PDF (127.88 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Arthritis, Bones and Joints, Osteoarthritis, Pain, Exercise, Medications

A Good Night's Sleep

Learn about insomnia, sleep apnea, periodic limb movement disorder, and other sleep disorders. Get tips on how to fall asleep and sleep better.

PDF (193.04 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Sleep, Well-Being, Sleep Disorders

Exercise and Physical Activity: Getting Fit for Life

Learn about types of exercise, such as for strength, balance, endurance, and flexibility, and discover the benefits of physical activity.

PDF (124.45 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Exercise, Physical Activity

Kidney Disease: A Silent Problem

Learn about kidney disease, protein (albumin) in urine, and the GFR test. For end stage renal disease, get facts on dialysis and renal transplants.

PDF (295.36 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Kidneys and Urinary System, End Stage Renal Disease, Medicare

Diabetes In Older People—A Disease You Can Manage

Learn about diabetes diagnosis and how to tell if you have diabetes, steps to take if you have pre-diabetes, and tips to control blood glucose levels.

PDF (517.04 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Diabetes, Prevention, Medicare, Foot Problems, Kidneys and Urinary System

Fatigue: More Than Being Tired

Always tired? Read about the causes of fatigue (like illness and certain medications), and learn about chronic fatigue syndrome and its symptoms.

PDF (217.01 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Health Information, Insomnia, Sleep

HIV, AIDS, and Older People

Find out about HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS in older adults. Learn how people get AIDS, if there is a cure, and what are the symptoms.

PDF (203.42 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: AIDS and HIV, Prevention, Sexuality

Hypothermia: A Cold Weather Hazard

Learn about hypothermia, including symptoms and signs, low body temperature causes, and tips for staying warm, such as getting a space heater.

PDF (98.21 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Hypothermia, Personal Safety

Dietary Supplements

Find information about dietary supplements—what they are, if you should take them, types of supplements available, and if they're safe for older adults.

PDF (108.73 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Dietary Supplements, Nutrition, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Eating

Smell and Taste: Spice of Life

Discover how your sense of smell and taste can change as you age. Read about loss of smell and taste, and how to get help from an otolaryngologist.

PDF (203.23 KB)
Keywords: Smell, Taste, Cancer, Nutrition

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