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  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a condition involving red blood cells and your kidneys. HUS happens after you get an…

  • 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…

  • Pain Control After Surgery: Pain Medicines

    Pain medicine is available in many forms. Some medicines are given before surgery to prevent pain. Other types are given…

  • 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…

  • Chronic Bronchitis

    Bronchitis is an inflammation or irritation of the lungs’ airways that causes a cough. Chronic bronchitis is bronchitis that lasts…

  • Exercise and Seniors

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

  • 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…

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

    An abdominal aortic aneurysm is when a weak area in the aorta swells up like a balloon. It can cause…

  • Weight-Training and Weight-Lifting Safety

    Your form is a critical part of lifting weights. Your goal should be to lift the appropriate amount of weight…

  • 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…

  • Healthy Habits at Age 60 and Beyond

    Learn how you, as a senior, can add exercise and eating more fiber to your daily health habits.

  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease is when the blood vessels leading to the heart harden and restrict blood flow.

  • Helping Older Adults Deal With Life-Changing Events

    Learn how to help your loved one cope with life-changing events, such as the death of a loved one, newly…

  • Preventive Care for Seniors

    Preventive services are important for everyone, especially for older adults. This is because your risk for health problems increases as you age. By preventing problems, or identifying them early, you are more likely to live a longer, healthier, and more satisfying life. What are

  • Diabetes and Nutrition

    Learn how to eat right when you have diabetes.