Heath and Aging

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Making Your Website Senior Friendly

Learn ways to design and organize websites, and write online content for older adults. Learn how to make your website easy to find and to use.

PDF (139.59 KB)
Keywords: Health Information

Talking With Your Doctor Presentation Toolkit

Download this PowerPoint tutorial to help older adults get the most from a doctor's appointment. Includes presentation tips, speaker notes, and more.

Zip (10.46 MB)
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication, Training Materials for Professionals

Choosing A Doctor

Want to choose a new doctor? Learn about types of medical doctors, read questions to ask friends or family, and get advice for the first appointment.

PDF (138.17 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Health Care, Physicians, Medicare, Doctor-Patient Communication

Making Your Printed Health Materials Senior Friendly

Learn about types of font to use and other suggestions to make your print materials easy to read for older adults. Get tips on how to write and design for an older audience.

PDF (392.01 KB)
Keywords: Health Information

Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People

This 44-page booklet is full of ideas and tips for good communication with your doctor. The illustrations and conversational tone help to explain how to prepare for a medical appointment, discuss sensitive topics, and coordinate help from family and friends.

PDF (745.37 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication

Assessing Cognitive Impairment in Older Patients: A Quick Guide for Primary Care Physicians

How can the primary care physician assess cognitive impairment in older adults? Learn about the benefits of early screening, screening tools & more.

PDF (172.26 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Diagnosis, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Training Materials for Professionals

Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?

Get tips for finding reliable medical and health facts on the Web, from places like NIH. Learn what to ask about online healthcare or medicine info.

PDF (122.43 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Internet, Web, Health Information

Medicines: Use Them Safely

Learn how to take prescription and over-the-counter medications safely. Get tips on what to ask your doctor or pharmacist and buying medicine online.

PDF (124.18 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Medicines, Safety

Understanding Risk: What Do Those Headlines Really Mean?

Find out what risk means when it's part of a news report about your health.  Learn how to understand research results that might be important to you and your health.

PDF (435.84 KB)
Keywords: Research, Risk, Clinical Trials, Health Information

What's Your Aging IQ?

This 24-page booklet invites readers to check out how much they know about aging. A series of engaging mini-stories is accompanied by test questions. Fill in the answer sheet or take the quiz online. What you discover may surprise you!

PDF (1.39 MB)
Keywords: Well-Being, Healthy Aging

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