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Caring for Someone with Alzheimer Disease

Alzheimer disease The National Institute on Aging (NIA) says that, although Alzheimer disease usually ... affects people older than age 65, it’s not a normal part of aging. About 5% of people develop early ... Alzheimer disease ; dementia; cognitive function; elderly; senior citizen; senior health; family history; mental status

Take the Senior Oral Health Test

older adult. Take the Senior Oral Health Test Getting older can affect your oral health. Some ... Getting older can affect your oral health. Some health conditions can affect your mouth, making ... oral health; dental care; senior oral health; tooth decay; oral hygiene; brushing; flossing;

Exercise Ideas for Older Adults

exercise can help to boost heart health, maintain a healthy body weight, keep joints flexible and ... health. Exercise Ideas for Older Adults Finding ways to get exercise as you get older is a ... aging, exercise, senior living, balance and strength

Take the Senior Fitness Quiz

the Senior Fitness Quiz You don't have to be reminded about the aging process. It's inevitable ... You don't have to be reminded about the aging process. It's inevitable. But just because you're ... senior fitness; exercise; exercise and aging; aerobic exercise; strength training;

Take the Senior Nutrition Quiz

Institute on Aging (NIA). But you still need nutrients for good health. And you need more of ... Eating a healthy diet is essential for people of every age. But as you age, doing so is especially ... nutrition; older adults and nutrition; nutrition and aging; health eating; healthy diet; aging and diet;

Longevity Quiz

What's the secret to a long, healthy life? The secret is that it depends on you. The ... Longevity Quiz What's the secret to a long, healthy life? The secret is that it depends on you. You can ... longevity; aging and health; centenarian; old age; healthy aging; healthy lifestyle;

Planning the Care of Your Aging Parents

Many children of aging parents wait until there's a crisis, and then they're left scrambling for ... mediocre options. Planning the Care of Your Aging Parents If your parents are in their golden ... aging parents, taking of aging parents, signs of aging parents, advance planning for aging parents

No Memory Boost with Hormone Therapy

Women's Health-August 2016 ... replacement therapy with few benefits," Wu said.   Here are  tips for a healthy menopause.   Online ... hormone therapy; hormone replacement therapy; estrogen therapy; menopause; memory; cognition; aging; women's health; breast cancer; heart attack

Why Americans' Life Expectancy Is Getting Longer

'aging' among a national sample of Americans," study senior author Eileen Crimmins said in a University ... Americans' health. But the researchers noted that the pace of aging and increasing life expectancy

Health Effects of Smoking

*Smoking Health Effects ... aging. Health Effects of Smoking Health studies have shown that smoking can affect your heart as ... also has been shown to increase signs of aging. A few of the health effects of smoking are listed below ... 85153; Health effects of smoking; smoking effects on your health; smoking, health

4 Steps for Eating Healthier

*Eat Healthy ... Changing the way you eat can improve your health. But your diet doesn’t have to be bland and ... boring to be healthy. Just follow these 4 steps! 4 Steps for Eating Healthier Changing the way you ... eating healthy; eating for health; Nutrition; healthy nutrition; Prevention; promoting healthy ... eating; promoting health; Health Promotion; healthy eating; stroke; brain attack; weight management; eating plan; health; sk1013a; 82590

Taking an Active Role in Your Medicines

includes vitamins, nutrition or health supplements, alcohol or other drugs, and herbal remedies. Tell ... Health; Promotion; Medication; Self-care; lifestyle; Senior; medicine; generic; vitamins; herbal

After Leg Amputation: Keeping Your Other Leg Healthy

*Amputation Leg Health Other Leg ... Amputation: Keeping Your Other Leg Healthy Caring for your other leg is as important as caring ... 83883; after leg amputation, keeping your other leg healthy; leg amputation, postop care of healthy leg

Caring for Aging Parents

When you need help to help them Caring for Aging Parents TUESDAY, Aug. 8, 2017 (HealthDay ... . Write down where the care might be provided, such as at home or at a senior center. Now find out how

After Cancer, Accelerated Aging?

need also to examine the longer-term effects on health and quality of life," said the study's senior ... After Cancer, Accelerated Aging? MONDAY, April 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Even decades after

Understanding Healthy Teeth and Gums

*Healthy Teeth Gums ... Understanding Healthy Teeth/Gums ... kept under control. Healthy teeth and gums To have good oral health, you must have healthy teeth and ... Describes parts of a tooth, how to keep your teeth healthy, and what can harm your teeth ... 89775; understanding healthy teeth and gums; tooth health; gum health; teeth health; healthy gums ... ; healthy teeth; hygiene; teeth cleaning; gum care; brushing teeth; flossing teeth; Oral Hygiene; Dental Hygiene; toothbrushing

Could Earlier Menopause Mean Poorer Memory in Senior Years?

Aging . SOURCES: Diana Kuh, Ph.D., professor, life course epidemiology, MRC Unit for Lifelong Health ... Could Earlier Menopause Mean Poorer Memory in Senior Years? WEDNESDAY, April 11, 2018

Looking to Bats for Clues to Longevity

other animals, telomeres shorten with age, causing aging-related breakdown of cells that lead to ... repair age-induced cellular damage," said study senior author Emma Teeling. In particular, two genes

Exercises for a Healthy Back

exercises to keep your back feeling good. Exercises for a Healthy Back Back pain is a common ... started, you should talk with your health care provider to make sure these exercises are right for ... back health; lifting techniques; back pain; back injury; spine;


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