Heath and Aging

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Heart Health

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.

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Spanish Version
Keywords: Cardiovascular, Heart Conditions, Heart Attack, High Blood Pressure

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

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

Smoking: It's Never Too Late to Stop

Read about the health benefits of quitting smoking, get tips to help you stop, and learn about the dangers of smoking and smokeless tobacco. No matter your age, it’s never too late to quit smoking and improve your health.

PDF (104.97 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Smoking, Lungs and Breathing, Cancer

Menopause: Time for a Change

What can a woman expect before, during, and after her last period? This 37-page booklet discusses menopause, hot flashes, and other menopausal symptoms. It also includes what women can do to stay healthy after menopause.

PDF (1.19 MB)
Keywords: Menopause, Women's Health

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