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  • Thumbnail of Alcohol Use In Older People AgePage Alcohol Use In Older People
    Find how alcohol affects your health as you age. Get advice on sobriety, alcoholism, how much alcohol is too much, and getting help to stop drinking.
  • Thumbnail of Considering Surgery? AgePage Considering Surgery?
    Learn what to ask your doctor when you plan surgery or in case of an emergency. Get tips to choose a surgeon, get a second opinion, and assess cost.
  • Thumbnail of Crime and Older People AgePage Crime and Older People
    Be safe at home and in the community. Get tips to protect your money, fight fraud and identity theft, and stop emotional abuse and other elder abuse.
  • Thumbnail of Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease booklet Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease: What Do We Know?
    Learn what research shows about Alzheimer's risk factors and prevention strategies, including exercise, diet, and cognitive training.
  • cover of Understanding Alzheimer's Disease Genes Understanding Alzheimer's Genes: Know Your Family History
    Learn about genes, their role in Alzheimer’s disease, and what it means to have a family history of Alzheimer’s in an easy-to-read booklet from NIA.