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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  • Preventing Malnutrition in Older Adults

    Malnutrition in older adults is a serious concern and is often due to low income, medical conditions, disability, social issues,…

  • Pressure Sores

    Pressure sores are sores on your skin. They’re usually caused by being in a bed or wheelchair nearly all the…

  • Prescription Drug Abuse in the Elderly

    Prescription drug abuse is when people misuse prescribed medicines. Most older adults who suffer from prescription drug abuse do so…

  • Pneumococcal Vaccines for Seniors

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

  • Planning for the Future After a Diagnosis of Dementia

    After a diagnosis of dementia, it’s important for family members to talk about plans for care and support, and to…

  • Peyronie’s Disease

    Peyronie’s disease is the buildup of scar tissue in the penis, causing it to curve. This may be painful or…

  • Peripheral Arterial Disease and Claudication

    Peripheral arterial disease is a blood flow problem in the arteries, especially the legs. Claudication is pain in the leg…

  • Parkinson’s Disease

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

  • Pancreatic Cancer

    What is pancreatic cancer? Pancreatic cancer is a type of cancer. It affects your pancreas. Your pancreas is an organ. It is located behind your stomach and in front of your spine. Your pancreas produces juices that break down food and control blood sugar

  • Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones. It makes your bones brittle and breakable. Learn how to prevent and manage…

  • Osteopenia

    The condition osteopenia begins as your bones get weaker. It’s common as you age. People who have osteopenia have a…

  • Nourish Your Brain

    A healthy brain is just as important as a healthy body. Many of the things you do to keep your…

  • Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

    Noise-induced hearing loss is permanent hearing loss that is caused by being around loud noises over a long period of…

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS).

  • Multiple Myeloma

    Multiple myeloma is a kind of cancer in the bone marrow. It is caused when your body makes too many…

  • Menopause

    Menopause is when a person’s menstrual periods permanently end. It happens because, as a person ages, their ovaries make fewer…

  • Lichen Sclerosus

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

  • Leukemia

    Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. There are 4 main types that have different symptoms and treatments.

  • Kidney Stones

    Your body removes waste through urine that’s made in your kidneys. When waste doesn’t properly leave your kidneys, it can…

  • Kidney Cysts

    Kidney cysts are sacs filled with fluid that form in the kidneys. These small, oval or round sacs are almost…