Health and Aging

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Health Care

  • 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.
  • Considering Surgery?
    Here are some questions to ask and tips for choosing a surgeon or getting a second opinion. Also includes information about outpatient surgery, planning, paying for surgery, and what to bring with you.
  • Global Health and Aging
    This 32-page report from the National Institute on Aging and the World Health Organization looks at global trends in aging and health, with an emphasis on trends in aging, disability, and family structure and what they may indicate for the future.
  • Hospital Hints
    Get tips for a hospital stay, including what to bring and what to leave at home, what to expect during admission, patient rights, and different types of hospital staff. Also includes safety tips, questions to ask, and steps to take after you leave the hospital.
  • Organ Donation and Transplantation for Older Donors and Recipients—Resources from the U.S. Government
    Find how to be an organ donor or receive transplants as an older adult, as well as government & other resources on organ donation and transplantation.