Heath and Aging

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Menopause

Get an overview of issues related to menopause, including average age, common signs and symptoms, hormone therapy, ways to stay healthy. Frequently asked questions are included.

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Keywords: Hormones, Menopausal Hormone Therapy, Menopause, Estrogen

Forgetfulness: Knowing When To Ask For Help

Could your memory problems be dementia symptoms or signs of mild cognitive impairment? Learn about types of forgetfulness and causes of memory loss.

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Keywords: Forgetfulness, Memory, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Cognitive Decline

Healthy Eating After 50

Plan healthy meals with these tips on calories, portion sizes, fiber, and food safety. Learn how to eat healthy, even if your budget is limited.

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Keywords: Eating, Nutrition, Healthy Aging, Well-Being

Skin Care and Aging

Learn to care for your aging skin, including dry skin, and lower your risk for skin cancer—basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.

PDF (179.33 KB)
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Keywords: Skin, Cancer, Prevention

High Blood Pressure

Read about normal blood pressure and high blood pressure, or hypertension. Learn how lifestyle factors like more exercise and having less salt helps.

PDF (112.66 KB)
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Keywords: Cardiovascular, High Blood Pressure, Heart Conditions

Sexuality in Later Life

Read about aging and sex, including normal changes, health issues, and physical and emotional factors that can cause sexual problems. Find suggestions for continuing to lead an active sexual life as you get older.

PDF (101.93 KB)
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Keywords: Sexuality, Women's Health, Emotional Health, Men's Health

Prostate Problems

Learn about men's health and prostate problems, like chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) and prostate cancer, including symptoms, risk factors, etc.

PDF (532.78 KB)
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Keywords: Prostate, Cancer

Hyperthermia: Too Hot for Your Health

Learn about heat-related illnesses—hyperthermia (e.g., heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and more) and seek help for symptoms of heat stroke.

PDF (93.08 KB)
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Keywords: Hyperthermia, Safety

Shingles

Read about shingles, including the cause—varicella zoster virus (VZV)—the symptoms, the shingles vaccine, and post-herpetic neuralgia.

PDF (80.16 KB)
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Keywords: Shingles, Immunizations, Shots, Pain

Mourning the Death of a Spouse

Get help for your grief and sorrow after the death of a spouse. Find information on the grieving process and what you can do to help yourself cope.

PDF (101.89 KB)
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Keywords: Grief, Emotional Health, End of Life

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