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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  • Peripheral Arterial Disease and Claudication

    Learn about the causes, diagnosis and treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and claudication, a problem with blood flow in…

  • Peyronie’s Disease

    Learn about Peyronie’s disease and how it is treated.

  • Planning for the Future After a Diagnosis of Dementia

    After a diagnosis of dementia, it’s important for family members to talk about plans for care and support, and to…

  • Prescription Drug Abuse in the Elderly

    Most older adults who suffer from prescription drug abuse do so by accident. Learn the causes and how to recognize…

  • Pressure Sores

    Pressure sores occur on your skin and are caused by staying in one position for too long.

  • Preventing Malnutrition in Older Adults

    Good nutrition is especially important as we age. Malnutrition can cause or increase the effects of a number of health…

  • Preventive Care for Seniors

    Preventive services are important for everyone, especially for older adults. This is because your risk for health problems increases as you age. By preventing problems, or identifying them early, you are more likely to live a longer, healthier, and more satisfying life. What are

  • Prostatitis

    Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland. It usually is caused by an infection and can be treated with…

  • Pseudogout

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of pseudogout, a type of arthritis.

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that affects your lungs and breathing. People of all ages can get…

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition that causes swelling and pain in the lining of joints.

  • Senior Communities Tour Checklist

    Use this checklist on your tour of potential senior residences to make sure that you evaluate and discuss important…

  • Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

    Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of sexual dysfunction disorders.

  • Sexuality in Older Adults

    As you age, your sexual health will change. But growing older doesn't have to mean the end of sex. You…

  • Shingles

    Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the virus that causes chickenpox. Nearly one-third of people in the United…

  • Sjögren’s Syndrome

    Sjögren’s Syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes dry mouth and dry eyes. It can also affect other parts of…

  • Sleep Changes in Older Adults

    As you age, you may have changes in your sleep patterns. Hormones, lifestyle habits, and certain conditions and medicines can…

  • Sports and Exercise at Every Age

    A lifelong exercise program helps us live and thrive into old age. There is a place for exercise at every…

  • Stroke

    A stroke is a medical condition that happens when blood flow to your brain stops.

  • Testicular Cancer

    Testicular cancer can occur in one or both of a man’s testicles. Learn about the symptoms and how to detect…