Heath and Aging


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Diabetes in Older People

Learn how to tell if you have diabetes, steps to take if you have prediabetes, and tips to control blood glucose levels and stay healthy.

Spanish Version
Keywords: Diabetes, Prevention, Medicare, Foot Problems, Kidneys and Urinary System

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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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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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Older Drivers

Use these driving tips to stay safe as an older driver. Learn how aging affects driving and know when it’s time to stop.

Spanish Version
Keywords: Driving, Sensory Impairment, Safety

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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)
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

Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People

Talking with Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People

Learn how to talk with your doctor and make the most of your appointment. Get tips on choosing a doctor.

PDF (646.83 KB)
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication

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Workout to Go: A Sample Exercise Routine from the National Institute on Aging at NIH

Build up your strength, flexibility, and balance with this free workout routine. These exercises are the best for older adults, at home or on the go.

PDF (2.81 MB) | ePub (1.32 MB) | Kindle (2.68 MB)
Keywords: Exercise, Physical Activity, Healthy Aging, Longevity

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Smoking: It's Never Too Late to Stop

Stop smoking now to lower your risk of pneumonia, bronchitis, cancer, heart attack, stroke, influenza, and emphysema. Get tips to quit and feel better!

PDF (111.72 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Smoking, Lungs and Breathing, Cancer