Heath and Aging


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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.

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Keywords: Hypothermia, Personal Safety

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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.

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Keywords: Dietary Supplements, Nutrition, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Eating

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Urinary Incontinence

Read about urinary tract infection, prostatitis, BPH, medicine, and other incontinence causes. Get tips for Kegel exercises and bladder control.

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Keywords: Incontinence, Kidneys and Urinary System

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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.

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Keywords: Constipation, Digestive System, 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.

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Keywords: AIDS and HIV, Prevention, Sexuality

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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.

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Keywords: Cardiovascular, Heart Conditions, Heart Attack, High Blood Pressure

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Older Drivers

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

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Keywords: Driving, Sensory Impairment, Safety, Eyes and Vision

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.

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Keywords: Smell, Taste, Cancer, 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.

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Keywords: Elder Abuse, Caregiving, Abuse

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Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief

What is osteoporosis and osteopenia? Learn about risk factors, treatment, and how vitamin D, calcium & more can help keep your bones strong.

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Keywords: Bones and Joints, Osteoporosis, Falls, Medicines, Nutrition, Women's Health