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 occur on your skin and are caused by staying in one position for too long.

  • Prescription Drug Abuse in the Elderly

    Most older adults who suffer from prescription drug abuse do so by accident. Learn the causes and how to recognize…

  • 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

    Learn about Peyronie’s disease and how it is treated.

  • Peripheral Arterial Disease and Claudication

    Learn about the causes, diagnosis and treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and claudication, a problem with blood flow in…

  • 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

    Osteopenia is a condition that begins as you lose bone mass. If left untreated, it can lead to osteoporosis and…

  • Nourish Your Brain

    Eating well and keeping physically fit will also improve your cognitive (brain) health. In addition, you should stay socially and…

  • 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 woman’s menstrual periods permanently end. It happens because, as a woman ages, her 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

    A kidney stone is a hard, solid lump that forms in your kidney. The lump can be as small as…

  • Kidney Cysts

    As people get older, sacs can form in the kidneys. These sacs are called "cysts." They are usually small sacs…

  • Information for Caregivers

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