Heath and Aging

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Arthritis Advice

Arthritis can damage joints throughout the body and cause pain, swelling, stiffness, and redness. Find information about kinds of arthritis, warning signs, treatments, and types of exercise to keep joints moving.

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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.

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Keywords: Sleep, Well-Being, Sleep Disorders

Kidney Disease: A Silent Problem

Learn about kidney (renal) disease and its risk factors, such as high blood pressure and diabetes. Find information on testing for kidney disease, ways to prevent the disease from getting worse, and treatment options for end-stage renal disease.

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Keywords: Kidneys and Urinary System, End Stage Renal Disease, Medicare

Exercise and Physical Activity: Getting Fit for Life

Learn about getting fit using the four types of exercise, how to stay safe while exercising, and the benefits of exercise in avoiding age-related conditions. Find additional exercise and physical activity resources for older adults.

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Keywords: Exercise, Physical Activity

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)
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Keywords: Health Information, Insomnia, Sleep

Diabetes In Older People—A Disease You Can Manage

Learn about diabetes in older adults, including what it is, the different types, early signs and symptoms, and diagnosis. Get tips to manage diabetes and resources to help.

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Keywords: Diabetes, Prevention, Medicare, Foot Problems, Kidneys and Urinary System

HIV, AIDS, and Older People

Learn about the symptoms of HIV and AIDS; how people become infected; and how older adults, women, and people of color are affected. Also find out how to get tested and get information about treatment and prevention.

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Keywords: AIDS and HIV, Prevention, Sexuality

Hypothermia: A Cold Weather Hazard

Cold weather can put older adults at risk for developing hypothermia—a drop in body temperature. Read about signs, such as shivering and slowed body movements, of this serious health problem and learn what to do before it becomes dangerous. Find tips for staying warm and getting help with heating bills.

PDF (98.21 KB)
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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)
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Keywords: Dietary Supplements, Nutrition, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Eating

Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief

What is osteoporosis and osteopenia? Learn about risk factors, treatment, and how vitamin D, calcium & more can help keep your bones strong.

PDF (237.33 KB)
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Keywords: Bones and Joints, Osteoporosis, Falls, Medicines, Nutrition, Women's Health

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