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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.
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.
Learn about ways to take care of your teeth and mouth and avoid problems such as tooth decay and gum disease. Get tips for cleaning your teeth and gums correctly, and ways to find low-cost dental care.
Get your legal and financial affairs in order before a medical emergency happens. Read about legal documents such as advance directives, find out what other papers to have on hand, and learn why it’s important to let family or friends know where to find these items.
Get information about lung problems common among older people—chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia, and lung cancer. Read about symptoms, causes, tests, and treatments.
Signs of depression can vary more in older adults, which means depression often can be missed or go untreated. Read about what causes depression, what to look for, how to get help, current treatments, and ways to prevent depression.
Read about changes to the heart and blood vessels that occur as people age. Learn how to know if you are having a heart attack and how to prevent heart disease through lifestyle changes.