Heath and Aging

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High Blood Pressure

Read about normal blood pressure and high blood pressure, or hypertension. Learn how lifestyle factors like more exercise and having less salt helps.

PDF (112.66 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Cardiovascular, High Blood Pressure, Heart Conditions

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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

Exercise and Physical Activity: Getting Fit for Life

Learn about types of exercise, such as for strength, balance, endurance, and flexibility, and discover the benefits of physical activity.

PDF (206.48 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Exercise, Physical Activity

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Participating in Activities You Enjoy—More Than Just Fun and Games: Tips From the National Institute on Aging

Did you know that hobbies like dancing and gardening or volunteering in your community can support healthy aging? Stay healthy with these tips.

PDF (881.94 KB)
Keywords: Social Activities and Engagement, Retirement, Quality of Life

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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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Lewy Body Dementia: Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals

Learn about Lewy body dementia (Lewy body disease), a brain disorder that affects older adults and causes changes in thinking and movement.

PDF (1.41 MB)
Keywords: Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's Disease, Dementia, Caregiving, Training Materials for Professionals

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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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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)
Keywords: Ear Nose Throat

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Healthy Aging: Lessons from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging

Based on findings from the first 50 years of the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging and other NIA research, this 28-page booklet addresses how aging research has changed over time and shares some of what has been learned about aging well.

PDF (4.07 MB)
Keywords: Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging, Healthy Aging

Aging Hearts and Arteries: A Scientific Quest

Older adults are at a higher risk for heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular disease. Get in-depth information about the effects of aging on the heart, blood vessels, and other parts of the body.

PDF (2.35 MB)
Keywords: Cardiovascular, Heart Conditions, Research