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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  • Vulvar Cancer

    Cancer of the vulva most often affects the two skin folds (or lips) around the vagina, known as the labia…

  • Vision Loss

    Vision loss is losing your ability to see well without vision correction tools, such as eyeglasses or contact lenses. It…

  • Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

    There are many common misconceptions regarding vaccines. Use this evidence-based information to clear up any confusion.

  • Urinary Incontinence

    Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. This means that you can’t always control when you urinate.

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis is an infection caused by bacteria. Tuberculosis usually affects the lungs. But it can also affect your joints, kidneys,…

  • 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.

  • Testicular Cancer

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

  • Stroke

    Stroke is a medical condition that occurs when the blood flow to your brain stops. It can lead to serious…

  • Sports and Exercise at Every Age

    It is important to exercise no matter what age you are. A lifelong exercise program is the surest way to…

  • 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…

  • Sjögren’s Syndrome

    Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes dry mouth and dry eyes. It can also cause dryness in other…

  • Shingles

    Shingles is a painful skin rash. It is also called zoster or herpes zoster. It is caused by the same…

  • 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…

  • Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

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

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-lasting inflammatory disorder. It causes swelling and pain in the lining of your joints. Doctors aren’t…

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that makes it hard to breathe. RSV is common in children under…

  • Pseudogout

    Pseudogout is a type of arthritis that causes painful swelling in one or more of your joints. It can lead…

  • Prostatitis

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

  • Preventive Care for Seniors

    Preventive services are important for everyone, especially for older adults. This is because your risk for health problems increases as…