Heath and Aging

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There's No Place Like Home - For Growing Old

There's No Place Like Home - For Growing Old

Is it better to get help right at home or find a place for mom or dad—or for you? Read ways an aging senior may have help at home instead of moving.

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Keywords: Assistive Devices, Retirement, Safety, Home Care, Long-Term Care

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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.

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Keywords: Social Activities and Engagement, Retirement, Quality of Life

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Alcohol Use In Older People

Find how alcohol affects your health as you age. Get advice on sobriety, alcoholism, how much alcohol is too much, and getting help to stop drinking.

PDF (242.76 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Alcohol Use or Abuse, Risk, Safety

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.

PDF (98.21 KB)
Spanish Version
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.

PDF (108.73 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Dietary Supplements, Nutrition, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Eating

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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.

PDF (117.46 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Cardiovascular, Heart Conditions, Heart Attack, High Blood Pressure

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.

PDF (93.77 KB)
Keywords: Smell, Taste, Cancer, Nutrition

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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)
Keywords: Medicines, Safety

Making Your Website Senior Friendly

Learn ways to design and organize websites, and write online content for older adults. Learn how to make your website easy to find and use.


Keywords: Health Information

Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People

Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People

Get tips for communicating well with doctors. Learn how to prepare for a medical appointment, discuss sensitive topics, and coordinate help from others.

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Spanish Version
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication

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