Heath and Aging

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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.

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Keywords: Driving, Sensory Impairment, Safety, Eyes and Vision

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)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Falls, Balance Problems, Safety, Osteoporosis, Bones and Joints

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence—accidentally leaking urine—can be a problem for older women and men. Read about the causes, diagnosis, and types of urinary incontinence. Learn about treatment options and what can be done to manage bladder control problems such as overflow incontinence.

PDF (134.84 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Incontinence, Kidneys and Urinary System

Elder Abuse

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

PDF (447.39 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Elder Abuse, Caregiving

Choosing A Doctor

Looking for a new doctor? Read about types of primary care physicians and choosing the best doctor for you. Get tips for your first appointment and a list of questions to ask about insurance, accessibility, and more.

PDF (138.17 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Health Care, Physicians, Medicare, Doctor-Patient Communication

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)
Spanish Version
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)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Constipation, Digestive System, Nutrition

Hearing Loss

Find information about different types of hearing loss and other problems, and how to tell if you might have hearing loss. Learn what to do if you have trouble hearing, such as asking your doctor about assistive devices and hearing aids. Also provides tips to help people with hearing loss cope.

PDF (109.5 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Ear Nose Throat

Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?

Looking for reliable news/information on health & medical related topics? Learn how to find websites and online health information you can trust.

PDF (136.12 KB)
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Keywords: Internet, Web, Health Information

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)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Medicines, Safety

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