Heath and Aging

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Urinary Incontinence

Read about urinary tract infection, prostatitis, BPH, medicine, and other incontinence causes. Get tips for Kegel exercises and bladder control.

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Keywords: Incontinence, Kidneys and Urinary System

Falls and Fractures

Do you have a fear of falling? Find tips on fall prevention, how to avoid tripping and slipping, and ways to lower your chances of getting a fracture.

PDF (186.07 KB)
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Keywords: Falls, Balance Problems, Safety, Osteoporosis, Bones and Joints

Older Drivers

Older drivers: Get tips to drive safely, improve your eyesight, and avoid distracted driving. Also, find out when it may be time to give up driving.

PDF (330.99 KB)
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Keywords: Driving, Sensory Impairment, Safety, Eyes and Vision

Choosing A Doctor

Want to choose a new doctor? Learn about types of medical doctors, read questions to ask friends or family, and get advice for the first appointment.

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Keywords: Health Care, Physicians, Medicare, Doctor-Patient Communication

Elder Abuse

Learn about elder abuse, including physical, emotional, and financial abuse. Learn to identify signs of abuse, neglect, and abusive relationships.

PDF (355.08 KB)
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Keywords: Elder Abuse, Caregiving

Nursing Homes: Making the Right Choice

Learn about the different types of nursing homes and what to consider when choosing a nursing home. Find tips on affording nursing-home care and resources that can help you compare the options.

PDF (250.12 KB)
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Keywords: Long-Term Care, Nursing Homes

Concerned About Constipation?

Could you be constipated? Find out about possible causes—such as diet, exercise, and medications—and treatment for constipation.

PDF (103.63 KB)
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Keywords: Constipation, Digestive System, Nutrition

Hearing Loss

Learn about the types of hearing loss common in older people, devices that can help you hear better, and tips to help people cope with hearing loss.

PDF (109.5 KB)
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Keywords: Ear Nose Throat

Medicines: Use Them Safely

Find basic information about taking medicines, including what to discuss with your doctor and pharmacist. Get tips for shopping for your prescription online and reminders about over-the-counter drugs.

PDF (124.18 KB)
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Keywords: Medicines, Safety

Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?

Get tips for finding reliable medical and health facts on the Web, from places like NIH. Learn what to ask about online healthcare or medicine info.

PDF (122.43 KB)
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Keywords: Internet, Web, Health Information

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