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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Elder Abuse

    Learn about elder abuse, the warning signs, and what to do if you suspect an older adult is being…

  • Preventing Malnutrition in Older Adults

    Good nutrition is especially important as we age. Malnutrition can cause or increase the effects of a number of health…

  • Diabetes and Heart Disease

    People who have diabetes are more likely to get heart disease. Blood sugar that is too high can damage many…

  • Parkinson’s Disease

    Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive disorder that causes problems with muscle movement.

  • Essential Tremor

    Essential tremor is a nervous system disorder that causes uncontrollable shaking movements. It isn’t life threatening but can cause…

  • Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Depression is very common among people who have Alzheimer’s disease. They may become depressed when their memory and ability to…

  • Dementia

    Dementia is a group of symptoms caused by brain damage. It makes it hard for people to remember, learn, and…

  • Perimenopause

    Perimenopause is a stage in a woman’s reproductive years that means she is nearing menopause.