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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  • 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,…

  • A close-up photo of a young girl without hair. Leukemia is a cancer involving the body’s white blood cells and bone marrow. It is most common in adults over 60, but kids can also get it.

    Leukemia

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

  • A woman holding her lower back on one side, indicating kidney pain

    Kidney Stones

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

  • An illustration of a healthy kidney and a kidney with cysts

    Kidney Cysts

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

  • a senior holding hands with a caregiver

    Information for Caregivers

    If you’re a caregiver to a loved one, it can take a lot out of you, both physically and…

  • An older woman gets a flu shot. There are a lot of myths surrounding the flu.

    Immunization Schedules

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

  • Two older women visiting with nurse in nursing home

    Housing Options for Seniors

    Your housing needs may change as you age. Consider these senior living communities to see if one is right for…

  • Hip Fractures

    A hip fracture is a break in your thigh bone (femur) where it connects to your pelvic bone. Hip fractures…

  • family eating dinner and watching their cholesterol

    High Cholesterol

    High cholesterol is a medical condition that can lead to stroke and heart disease.

  • close-up of female doctor checking blood pressure of male patient

    High Blood Pressure

    High blood pressure (hypertension) is a medical condition that occurs when your blood moves through your arteries at higher pressure…

  • illustration of a spinal column with a herniated disk

    Herniated Disc

    A herniated disc happens when a disc in your spine weakens or ruptures, putting pressure on a nerve or the…

  • side-by-side diagrams of a healthy heart and one with heart failure

    Heart Failure

    Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It can be caused by different heart…

  • Hearing: Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

    Noise-induced hearing loss normally occurs from regular exposure to loud noises.

  • A older couple biking together outdoors

    Healthy Habits at Age 60 and Beyond

    A look at tips, tricks, advice and the benefits of maintaining healthy eating and exercise habits as you get…

  • Man with painful and swollen big toe joint due to gout inflammation

    Gout

    Gout is a common type of arthritis marked by swelling and pain in your joints.

  • Woman undergoing eye exam

    Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is an eye disease. It’s caused by fluid and pressure in the eye. At first, there aren’t symptoms, but…

  • senior woman rubs her temples in pain

    Giant Cell Arteritis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Giant cell arteritis (GCA) and polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is inflammation of the arteries in the arms, upper body, neck, hips,…

  • Gastroparesis

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

  • Woman with gallstones holds her stomach in pain

    Gallstones

    Gallstones are hard deposits that form inside your gallbladder. They are most often caused when cholesterol becomes solid and can…

  • Chronic health conditions can increase your risk of being hospitalized with influenza. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the best protection.

    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…