Heath and Aging

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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 (119.72 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Hyperthermia, Safety

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A Good Night's Sleep

Learn about insomnia, sleep apnea, periodic limb movement disorder, and other sleep disorders. Get tips on how to fall asleep and sleep better.

PDF (119.99 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Sleep, Well-Being, Sleep Disorders

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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

Aging and Your Eyes

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


Spanish Version
Keywords: Cataracts, Eyes and Vision, Glaucoma

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 (206.48 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Exercise, Physical Activity

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Getting Your Affairs in Order

Get organized before a medical emergency! Use this list to get your legal and financial papers in order, and learn about advance directives, wills, and trusts.

PDF (93.08 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: End of Life, Financial Planning, Legal Planning, Advance Directives

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Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth

Keep your teeth and gums healthy! Get facts about oral cancer, dry mouth, using dentures, and how to find low-cost dental care.

PDF (168.11 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Teeth and Mouth, Gum Disease, Eating

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Diabetes in Older People

Learn how to tell if you have diabetes, steps to take if you have prediabetes, and tips to control blood glucose levels and stay healthy.


Spanish Version
Keywords: Diabetes, Prevention, Medicare, Foot Problems, Kidneys and Urinary System

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Dietary Supplements

Find information about dietary supplements—what they are, if you should take them, types of supplements available, and if they're safe for older adults.

PDF (108.73 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Dietary Supplements, Nutrition, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Eating

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Older Drivers

Use these driving tips to stay safe as an older driver. Learn how aging affects driving and know when it’s time to stop.


Spanish Version
Keywords: Driving, Sensory Impairment, Safety

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