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 and Heart Disease

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

  • Dementia

    Dementia isn’t a disease. It’s a group of symptoms that can be caused by brain damage. It’s not related to…

  • Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) Infection

    A clostridium difficile (C. diff.) infection is a bacterial infection in your intestines.

  • Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

    Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a compression of the spinal cord in your neck. A compression means pressure, pinching, or…

  • High Cholesterol

    High Cholesterol is a medical condition that can lead to a heart attack or stroke.

  • Heart Failure

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

  • Essential Tremor

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

  • 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…

  • Housing Options for Seniors

    A senior living community is a place where older adults live. There are many types of senior living communities. Each…

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the medical term for an enlarged prostate. This condition is associated with aging and mimics…

  • 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…

  • Depression in Older Adults

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

  • Exercise and Seniors

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

  • Balancing Work and Caregiving

    Caring for a loved one while working outside the home can be a challenging balancing act. Talk to your employer,…

  • 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…

  • Endometrial Cancer

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

  • Testicular Cancer

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

  • 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…

  • After 50: Nutritional Needs

    Nutritional needs change as we age. After age 50, choose food and drinks wisely for your gender, health, and activity…

  • Information for Caregivers

    Being a caregiver can be stressful. Learn about some things you can do to make sure you stay as healthy…