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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  • Diabetes

    Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly. It causes too…

  • Diabetes and Heart Disease

    People who have diabetes are more likely to get heart disease. That’s because their blood sugar level is often higher…

  • Diverticular Disease

    Diverticular disease is a group of conditions that affect your large intestine (colon). It involves small pouches or sacs, called…

  • Dysphagia

    Dysphagia means difficulty swallowing. If you persistently have trouble swallowing or can’t swallow at all, you may have dysphagia.

  • Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

    Early-onset Alzheimer dementia is a medical condition. It is a disease of the brain and a form of dementia.

  • Edema

    Edema is swelling or puffiness of parts of the body. Edema usually happens in the feet, ankles, and legs. It…

  • Endometrial Cancer

    Endometrial cancer occurs in the lining of a woman’s uterus. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this common…

  • Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

    Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a medical condition that prevents a man from getting or keeping an erection.

  • Essential Tremor

    Essential tremor is a disorder in your nervous system. It causes shaking movements that you can’t control, most often in…

  • Exercise and Seniors

    Exercise is an important part of everyday senior health. It offers many benefits that will help you live a longer,…

  • Falls: How to Lower Your Risk

    A fall at an older age can have serious consequences to your health and independence. Reduce your risk for falling…

  • Fecal Incontinence

    Fecal incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements. This leads to stool (feces) leaking from the rectum at unexpected…

  • Gallstones

    Gallstones are hard deposits that can form in the gallbladder. Some people have them but don’t have symptoms. For others,…

  • Gastroparesis

    Gastroparesis is a medical condition resulting from damaged stomach nerves and muscles. It prevents your stomach from emptying properly.

  • Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Giant cell arteritis (GCA) and polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is inflammation of the arteries in the arms, upper body, neck, hips,…

  • Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is an eye disease. It’s caused by fluid and pressure in the eye. At first, there aren’t symptoms, but…

  • Healthy Habits at Age 60 and Beyond

    Learn how you, as a senior, can add exercise and eating more fiber to your daily health habits.

  • Heart Failure

    Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It is the result of other diseases…

  • Helping Older Adults Deal With Life-Changing Events

    Learn how to help your loved one cope with life-changing events, such as the death of a loved one, newly…

  • Herniated Disc

    A herniated disc is a painful medical condition that occurs in your spine.