Aging Hearts and Arteries: A Scientific Quest
Older adults are at a higher risk for heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular disease. Get in-depth information about the effects of aging on the heart, blood vessels, and other parts of the body.
Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet
Get the facts about Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia in older adults. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving.
Biology of Aging
Learn from NIA’s research on the basic biology of aging. Read about the relationship between aging and genetics, metabolism, and the immune system, as well as directions for future study.
Clinical Trials and Older People
Do you want to be a clinical trials research volunteer? Read about the benefits and risk, and words like placebo, informed consent, and control group.