Heath and Aging

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Mourning the Death of a Spouse

Get help for your grief and sorrow after the death of a spouse. Find information on the grieving process and what you can do to help yourself cope.

PDF (101.89 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Grief, Emotional Health, End of Life

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Hyperthermia: Too Hot for Your Health

Learn about heat-related illnesses—hyperthermia (e.g., heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and more) and seek help for symptoms of heat stroke.

PDF (93.08 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Hyperthermia, Safety

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Exercise and Physical Activity: Getting Fit for Life

Learn about types of exercise, such as for strength, balance, endurance, and flexibility, and discover the benefits of physical activity.

PDF (226.3 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Exercise, Physical Activity

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Arthritis Advice

Get arthritis help—find definitions of types of arthritis (rheumatoid, gout, osteoarthritis) and treatments like NSAIDs or DMARDs that can help.

PDF (127.88 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Arthritis, Bones and Joints, Osteoarthritis, Pain, Exercise, Medications

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Kidney Disease: A Silent Problem

Learn about kidney disease, protein (albumin) in urine, and the GFR test. For end stage renal disease, get facts on dialysis and renal transplants.

PDF (370.42 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Kidneys and Urinary System, End Stage Renal Disease, Medicare

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Aging and Your Eyes

Protect your vision and eye health as you age. Learn about glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, presbyopia, detached retina, and other problems.

PDF (99.25 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Cataracts, Eyes and Vision, Glaucoma

Hypothermia: A Cold Weather Hazard

Hypothermia: A Cold Weather Hazard

Learn about hypothermia, including symptoms and signs, low body temperature causes, and tips for staying warm, such as getting a space heater.

PDF (98.21 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Hypothermia, Personal Safety

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Diabetes In Older People—A Disease You Can Manage

Learn about diabetes diagnosis and how to tell if you have diabetes, steps to take if you have pre-diabetes, and tips to control blood glucose levels.

PDF (517.04 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Diabetes, Prevention, Medicare, Foot Problems, Kidneys and Urinary System

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Understanding Lung Problems—Make Each Breath Healthy

Find out about pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, emphysema, lung cancer, and other diseases of the lungs. Learn about cough or symptoms when you breathe.

PDF (229.6 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Lungs and Breathing, Cancer, Smoking

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Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth

Get facts about fluoride, using floss, and healthy gums and healthy teeth. Also learn about tooth decay, periodontitis, oral cancer, and dry mouth.

PDF (402.99 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Teeth and Mouth, Gum Disease, Eating

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