Heath and Aging


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Mourning the Death of a Spouse

Explore suggestions for managing grief after the loss of a spouse. Find activities to help with coping and tips for rebuilding one’s life.

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Keywords: Grief, Emotional Health, End of Life

A Good Night's Sleep

Learn why getting enough sleep is important for your health; what we know about common sleep problems such as insomnia, sleep apnea, and restless leg syndrome; and how to get a good night’s sleep.

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Keywords: Sleep, Well-Being, Sleep Disorders

Prostate Problems

Read about the common signs of a prostate problem in men, such as frequent and/or painful urination; find out about risk factors; and learn how doctors diagnose prostate cancer.

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Keywords: Prostate, Cancer

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

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

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

Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief

Bone loss can occur as you age, especially in women, and lead to osteoporosis. Find out about getting tested, how to keep your bones strong, and what to do if you have osteoporosis.

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Keywords: Bones and Joints, Osteoporosis, Falls, Medicines, Nutrition, Women's Health

Smell and Taste: Spice of Life

The senses of smell and taste can fade with age, affecting your ability to taste foods. Learn what can cause loss of smell and taste—like certain types of medications or chemotherapy—and what can be done to help with these problems.

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Keywords: Smell, Taste, Cancer, Nutrition

Alcohol Use In Older People

Alcohol’s effects on the body can change with age. Read about common health issues associated with drinking, concerns about alcohol and medicines, how much is too much, and ways to get help for a drinking problem.

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Keywords: Alcohol Use or Abuse, Risk, Safety