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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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 the medical term for an enlarged prostate. This condition is associated with aging and mimics…

  • Brain Training for Seniors

    A combination of brain training and healthy living can help in the fight to slow or reduce your risk of…

  • Caregiving: Care for Yourself While Caring for Others

    Caregivers provide care for people with chronic medical conditions. It’s a challenging job, so caregivers also need to take care…

  • Caring for a Relative Who Has Dementia

    Learn how caregivers can help address some of the behavior problems common in people who have dementia.

  • Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

    Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a compression of the spinal cord in the neck. It often is caused by a…

  • Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) Infection

    Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) is a type of bacteria that can lead to an infection. Learn about the symptoms, causes,…

  • Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or the rectum. Because they share common features, these two cancers are often referred…

  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease is when the blood vessels leading to the heart harden and restrict blood flow.

  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

    De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is when the 2 tendons at the base of your thumb become swollen and cause pain and…

  • Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing: Tips for Working With Your Doctor

    If you are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH), health care providers have a duty to furnish communication aids and…

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot deep down in a vein, usually in your legs. DVT is common…

  • Dementia

    Dementia is a group of symptoms caused by brain damage. It makes it hard for people to remember, learn, and…

  • Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Depression is very common among people who have Alzheimer dementia. They may become depressed when their memory and ability to…

  • Depression in Older Adults

    Depression is a common problem in older adults, but it is not part of the aging process. Learn how to…