Heath and Aging

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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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Mourning the Death of a Spouse

Get help for your grief after the death of a spouse. Read how to help yourself cope with bereavement and how to get on with life without your partner.

PDF (96.59 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Grief, Emotional Health, End of Life

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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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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

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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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

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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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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

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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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.

PDF (242.76 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Alcohol Use or Abuse, Risk, Safety

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