Heath and Aging

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Heart Health

Read about changes to the heart and blood vessels that occur as people age. Learn how to know if you are having a heart attack and how to prevent heart disease through lifestyle changes.

PDF (117.46 KB)
Keywords: Cardiovascular, Heart Conditions, Heart Attack, High Blood Pressure

Smell & Taste: Spice of Life

Smell and Taste: Spice of Life

Find out why your sense of taste and smell may change as you get older and know when to call an otolaryngologist for help.

PDF (93.77 KB)
Keywords: Smell, Taste, Cancer, Nutrition

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HIV, AIDS, and Older People

Read about HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS in older people. Learn how people get AIDS, what are the symptoms, and if there is a cure.

PDF (119.05 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: AIDS and HIV, Prevention, Sexuality

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Concerned About Constipation?

Could you be constipated? Find out about possible causes—such as diet, exercise, and medications—and treatment for constipation.

PDF (103.63 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Constipation, Digestive System, Nutrition

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Elder Abuse

Learn about elder abuse, including physical, emotional, and financial abuse. Identify signs of abuse, neglect, healthcare fraud, and how to get help.


Spanish Version
Keywords: Elder Abuse, Caregiving, Abuse

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Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?

Get tips for finding reliable medical and health facts on the Web, from places like NIH. Learn what to ask about online healthcare or medicine info.

PDF (122.43 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Internet, Web, Health Information

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Falls and Fractures

Do you have a fear of falling? Find tips on fall prevention, how to avoid tripping and slipping, and ways to lower your chances of getting a fracture.

PDF (186.07 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Falls, Balance Problems, Safety, Osteoporosis, Bones and Joints

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Medicines: Use Them Safely

Learn how to take prescription and over-the-counter medications safely. Get tips on what to ask your doctor or pharmacist about buying medicines online.

PDF (116.9 KB)
Keywords: Medicines, Safety

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Pain: You Can Get Help

Learn how to manage chronic, acute, and breakthrough pain with exercise, complementary and alternative medicine, or help from a pain specialist.

PDF (130.31 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Pain, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Medicines

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Smoking: It's Never Too Late to Stop

Stop smoking now to lower your risk of pneumonia, bronchitis, cancer, heart attack, stroke, influenza, and emphysema. Get tips to quit and feel better!

PDF (111.72 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Smoking, Lungs and Breathing, Cancer

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