A-Z Health Topics Index
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Understanding Risk: What Do Those Headlines Really Mean?
Find out what risk means when it's part of a news report about your health. Learn how to understand research results that might be important to you and your health.