Heath and Aging

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

Get moving! This 120-page guide describes the benefits of exercise and physical activity for older people. Learn how to set exercise goals and stick to them. Includes sample exercises for endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility and a list of resources.

PDF (12.54 MB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Exercise, Physical Activity

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Prostate Problems

Learn about men's health and prostate problems, like chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) and prostate cancer, including symptoms, risk factors, etc.

PDF (532.78 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Prostate, Cancer

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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

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 (93.08 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Hyperthermia, Safety

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 (193.04 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Sleep, Well-Being, Sleep Disorders

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Shingles

Learn about shingles and the varicella zoster virus, what it looks like, how to treat post-herpetic neuralgia, and shingles vaccine recommendations.

PDF (96.59 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Shingles, Immunizations, Shots, Pain

Mourning the Death of a Spouse

Get help for your grief and sorrow after the death of a spouse. Find information on the grieving process and what you can do to help yourself cope.

PDF (101.89 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Grief, Emotional Health, End of Life

Fatigue: More Than Being Tired

Always tired? Read about the causes of fatigue (like illness and certain medications), and learn about chronic fatigue syndrome and its symptoms.

PDF (217.01 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Health Information, Insomnia, Sleep

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging

Get Alzheimer's care information and advice in this comprehensive guide. Discusses daily care, sundowning and other behaviors, and where to find help.

PDF (5.68 MB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Training Materials for Professionals

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