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Senior Health

Use these links to jump directly to your topic of interest in Senior Health:

Health: Senior's Health Topics (Index) | Health Care | Exercise | Nutrition | Sexual Health

Care: Caregiving | End-of-Life Care (Hospice & Palliative Care) | End-of-Life Decisions | Home Care | Residential Care

Other Topics: Senior Resources | Senior Benefits | Aging | Death and Dying | Memory Loss


Health Care

(Jump to: General Information | Doctors | Medicines )

General Information
Senior Health: Website for Older Adults:National Institutes of Health
Healthy Aging: Health Information for Older Adults:CDC
Staying Healthy at 50+:AHRQ
Stanford Healthy Aging Studies:Stanford University School of Medicine
How to Stay Young and Healthy in a Toxic World:netLibrary
Considering Surgery?:NIA
Beware of Health Scams:NIA
Shots for Safety:NIA
Seniors' Health:MedlinePlus


Doctors
Choosing a Doctor:NIA
Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People:NIA


Medicines
Aging and Drugs:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Medicines and You: A Guide for Older Adults:FDA
Medicines: Use Them Safely:NIA
Many Drugs Prescribed for Elderly Americans Are Risky:Duke University
Potentially Inappropriate Medications for the Elderly According to the Revised Beers Criteria:Duke University
Caregivers' Guide to Medications and Aging:Family Caregiver Alliance
Human Growth Hormone: Does it Slow Aging Process:Mayo Clinic


Index to Senior's Health Topics

Alzheimer's Disease Heart Failure
Angina High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Arthritis High Cholesterol
Backache Hip Fracture
Bladder Control Hip Replacement
Cancer Impotence
Cataract Indigestion
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease   Kidney Failure
Constipation Knee Replacement
Coronary Artery Disease Macular Degeneration
Deafness Memory Loss
Dementia Menopause
Dental Care Nutrition
Depression Osteoporosis
Diabetes Pain
Dizziness Parkinson's Disease
Elder Abuse Prostate Disease
Emphysema Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
Eye Care Skin Problems
Falls, Preventing Sleep Problems
Glaucoma Stroke
Hearing Aids Tooth Replacement
Heart Attack Tremor


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