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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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  • Illustration of human brain with puzzle piece missing, depicting memory loss as a symptom of dementia

    Dementia

    Dementia is a group of symptoms often caused by changes in brain structure. It often occurs in older people but…

  • Flu Risks Greater for Racial Minorities

    People from racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely to be hospitalized when they have the flu. They are…

  • Flu Risks and Chronic Conditions

    Chronic health conditions can increase your risk of being hospitalized with influenza (the flu). Getting an annual flu vaccine is…

  • A man using sign language to communicate

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

    If you are deaf or hard-of-hearing, these tips can improve communication with your doctor.

  • Man holding condom in one hand and blue pill in the other

    Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

    Erectile dysfunction is when a man cannot get or keep an erection. It can be caused by a number of…

  • Diverticular Disease

    Diverticular Disease is a group of conditions that affect your large intestine (colon).

  • Gastroparesis

    Gastroparesis is a stomach disorder in which stomach muscles don’t contract properly, leading to problems crushing food before digestion.

  • Man with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

    Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

    Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease is a disease of the brain that affects people younger than 65. Some may develop symptoms in…

  • Patient and doctor sitting down for counseling session

    Alzheimer's Disease

    Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that is most common in people over the age of 65. There is…

  • Senior mother and daughter making healthy breakfast together in kitchen.

    Preventing Malnutrition in Older Adults

    Older adults are more vulnerable to malnutrition. Learn ways to prevent it.

  • close-up of an elderly man’s hands on top of a cane with a caregiver’s hand on top

    Parkinson’s Disease

    Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder that affects the nervous system and causes tremors, slowed movements and stiff muscles.

  • Leukemia

    Leukemia is a blood cancer involving your body’s bone marrow.

  • senior man receives injection from medical worker with gloved hands

    Stroke

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

  • Prostatitis

    Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland that happens when the tissue becomes swollen an irritated.

  • woman with hands holding her crotch

    Lichen Sclerosus

    Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition that affects the genital or anal areas. It can cause a rash, itching, pain,…

  • Older adult getting a flu shot

    Immunization Schedules

    Certain immunizations are important at every age to reduce illness, hospitalization, or death.

  • Seniors playing memory games

    Brain Training for Seniors

    Exercising your brain is important to reduce your risk of developing dementia.

  • A woman puts on compression stockings

    Edema

    Edema is a swelling or puffiness of part of the body, usually the feet, ankles and legs. It sometimes occurs…

  • Man holding chest in pain

    Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease occurs when blood vessels that carry blood to your heart get blocked with plaque.

  • Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones and often occurs in older women.

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