Seniors

Healthy choices aren’t just for the young. Learn how a healthy lifestyle can help seniors stay active and improve their quality of life.

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  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

    An abdominal aortic aneurysm is when a weak area in the aorta swells up like a balloon. It can cause…

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention of acute bronchitis, a lung infection usually caused by a virus.

  • Adult vaccinations

    Just because you’re grown doesn’t mean you’re immune from certain illnesses. Vaccinations are important in staying healthy as an adult. Adults aren't good about getting vaccinated. Many adults don’t know they need adult vaccines. Path to improved well being

  • After 50: Nutritional Needs

    Nutritional needs change as we age. After age 50, choose food and drinks wisely for your gender, health, and activity…

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Alcohol abuse is a pattern of drinking too much alcohol too often. This can harm your work, school, and…

  • Allergic Rhinitis (Allergies)

    Allergic rhinitis is a reaction to allergens such as pollen. It causes nasal symptoms that can usually be treated with…

  • Alzheimer's Disease

    Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia. The symptoms are associated with physical and functional changes in the brain.

  • Anal Fissure

    Anal fissures are small tears in the lining of the lower rectum. They are usually caused by straining during a…

  • Anal Fistulas

    An anal fistula is an abnormal connection that forms between the anus and the skin outside of it. It usually…

  • Anemia

    Anemia is a common blood disorder that affects your red blood cells. Learn about the types, causes, treatments, and prevention…

  • Angina

    Angina is a heart condition that causes chest pain or pressure.

  • Arrhythmia

    An arrhythmia is a change in the rhythm of your heartbeat. Your heart may beat too fast, too slow, or…

  • Asthma

    Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs. It often starts in childhood and can be treated and managed with…

  • Babesiosis

    Babesiosis is an infection of the red blood cells. It’s caused by a parasite carried by deer ticks. It can…

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    Bacterial, or infective, endocarditis (BE) occurs in the valves and inner lining of your heart. Learn about the risk factors…

  • Balancing Work and Caregiving

    Caring for a loved one while working outside the home can be a challenging balancing act. Talk to your employer,…

  • Barrett’s Esophagus

    Barrett’s esophagus is a condition often caused by GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Learn how to help prevent and treat…

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a condition that affects the prostate gland in men. As men age, it grows bigger…

  • Bladder Stones

    Bladder stones are hard masses found in your bladder. Symptoms are similar to those of kidney stones and urinary tract…

  • Bladder Training for Urinary Incontinence

    Bladder training is a way of learning to manage urinary incontinence. It helps you change your urination habits.