Heath and Aging

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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.

PDF (237.33 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Bones and Joints, Osteoporosis, Falls, Medicines, Nutrition, Women's Health

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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.

PDF (104.6 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Elder Abuse, Caregiving, Abuse

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Depression

Depression is not a normal part of aging, though many older adults feel depressed. Learn about the causes and signs of depression and how to fight it.

PDF (102.88 KB)
Keywords: Depression, Prevention, Mental Health

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Choosing A Doctor

Want to choose a new doctor? Learn about types of medical doctors, read questions to ask friends or family, and get advice for the first appointment.

PDF (138.17 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Health Care, Physicians, Medicare, Doctor-Patient Communication

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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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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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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)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Medicines, Safety

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Nursing Homes: Making the Right Choice

Learn about nursing home (“SNF”) health care, whether for Alzheimer’s/dementia or after a hospital stay for orthopedic (hip/knee) or other surgery.

PDF (250.12 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Long-Term Care, Nursing Homes

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Hearing Loss

Learn about the types of hearing loss common in older people, devices that can help you hear better, and tips to help people cope with hearing loss.

PDF (109.5 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Ear Nose Throat

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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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