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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  • 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…

  • Adult vaccinations

    Adult vaccinations are important for adults for staying healthy as they age.

  • Pneumococcal Vaccines for Seniors

    Pneumococcal vaccines help to prevent pneumonia. Adults 65 and older, for whom pneumonia can be fatal, should get two different…

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Trigeminal neuralgia is a painful condition that causes an extreme burning, electric or shock-like pain in the face.

  • Thrush

    Thrush is a yeast infection that occurs on your tongue and the lining of your mouth.

  • 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,…

  • Hyperparathyroidism

    Hyperparathyroidism occurs in your parathyroid glands and results in the production of too much parathyroid hormone and a lack of…

  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

    De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons in your wrist.

  • Brain Training for Seniors

    Exercising your brain as you age is important and may help delay the onset of dementia.

  • High Blood Pressure

    High blood pressure happens when blood flows through your arteries at a higher pressure than normal. It is sometimes called…

  • Prostatitis

    The prostate gland is part of the male reproductive system. Prostatitis is inflammation of that gland. It occurs when the…

  • Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

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

  • Edema

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

  • Diverticular Disease

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

  • Alzheimer's Disease

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

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

    If you are deaf or hard of hearing, bring an interpreter with you whenever you see a doctor.

  • Lichen Sclerosus

    Lichen sclerosus is a type of skin condition. It often affects your genital or anal areas, but you can get…

  • Parkinson’s Disease

    Parkinson’s disease is a kind of movement disorder. It affects the nervous system and causes problems with muscle movement.

  • Gastroparesis

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

  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease is also called CAD. It is the most common form of heart disease in the U.S. —…