Heath and Aging

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Menopause: Treatment for Symptoms: Tips from the National Institute on Aging

What is menopause? Use these tips to manage symptoms like night sweats and hot flashes, and learn more about using hormones to relieve perimenopause symptoms.

PDF (423.94 KB)
Keywords: Hormones, Menopausal Hormone Therapy, Menopause, Women's Health

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Skin Care and Aging

Learn how your skin changes with age; fight wrinkles, liver spots, and dry skin; and use these tips to protect yourself from skin cancer.

PDF (129.84 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Skin, Cancer, Prevention

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What's On Your Plate: Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging

Learn how to eat healthfully as you get older. Get an overview of recommended eating plans, nutrition information, shopping and food safety tips, printable resources, videos, and other information to help you make good food choices every day.


Keywords: Nutrition, Eating, Healthy Eating

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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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Sexuality in Later Life

Learn how to have a healthy, safe sex life as you age and about sexuality issues like erectile dysfunction, changes to your libido, and avoiding STDs.

PDF (104.72 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Sexuality, Women's Health, Emotional Health, Men's Health

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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

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Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging

Get moving! This 120-page, illustrated guide describes the benefits of exercise and physical activity for older people with sample exercises and tips.

PDF (4.27 MB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Exercise, Physical Activity

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

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