Heath and Aging

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Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth

Get facts about fluoride, using floss, and healthy gums and healthy teeth. Also learn about tooth decay, periodontitis, oral cancer, and dry mouth.

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Spanish Version
Keywords: Teeth and Mouth, Gum Disease, Eating

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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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

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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.

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Keywords: Dietary Supplements, Nutrition, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Eating

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Foot Care

Foot problems? Get tips on talking to a podiatrist and information on spurs, swollen feet, warts, blisters on feet, dry feet, corns on toes, and more.

PDF (88.55 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Foot Problems, Bones and Joints

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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

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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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

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Depression

Depression is not a normal part of aging, though many older adults feel depressed. Learn about the causes and signs of depression and how to fight it.

PDF (102.88 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Depression, Prevention, Mental Health

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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 and buying medicine online.

PDF (124.18 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Medicines, Safety

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