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

Forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging, or it can be related to health issues, some of which can be treated. Read about common causes of memory problems and what to do about serious memory issues, such as dementia.

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

Healthy Eating After 50

Learn how to make smart food choices. Read about healthy eating plans and get tips about how much to eat, reading nutrition labels, food safety, cutting costs, and more.

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

Skin Care and Aging

Get tips for common skin care problems related to aging—such as dry or itchy skin, wrinkles, and skin tags—and ways to keep your skin healthy.

PDF (156.08 KB)
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Keywords: Skin, Cancer, Prevention

High Blood Pressure

Be informed about blood pressure and how to tell if your blood pressure is too high or too low. Also includes tips about how to control your blood pressure.

PDF (112.25 KB)
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Keywords: Cardiovascular, High Blood Pressure, Heart Conditions

Hyperthermia: Too Hot for Your Health

If you’re feeling too hot for too long, you could be at risk for developing hyperthermia, or heat-related illness. Read how to lower your risk and cool down to avoid health problems.

PDF (93.08 KB)
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Keywords: Hyperthermia, Safety

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

Shingles

The risk of getting shingles increases with age. Learn about what causes shingles, symptoms, getting the vaccine, and what to do if you have shingles.

PDF (192.42 KB)
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Keywords: Shingles, Immunizations, Shots, Pain

Prostate Problems

Read about the common signs of a prostate problem in men, such as frequent and/or painful urination; find out about risk factors; and learn how doctors diagnose prostate cancer.

PDF (150.55 KB)
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Keywords: Prostate, Cancer

Mourning the Death of a Spouse

Explore suggestions for managing grief after the loss of a spouse. Find activities to help with coping and tips for rebuilding one’s life.

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

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