Older Adults Health

A Workable Guide to Managing Older Adults Health

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Eating Well, Staying Fit

A healthy diet and regular exercise are the cornerstones to good health. Both can help ward off a host of health problems, from obesity to cancer.

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For the Caregiver

Caring for an ill, aging, or disabled person can be a rewarding experience. Depending on the level of care required, however, it can also become an overwhelming responsibility.

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Health Concerns: Head to Toe

From vision and hearing problems to heart disease and cancer, here's a look at common medical issues that older adults can face.

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Home Health and Hospice Care

Home health care is not an option for everyone. Generally, the person receiving care or treatment at home must be well enough to be cared for in the home setting.

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Living Well, Living Longer

As people live longer thanks to improved medical care, many are fortunate to survive into old age with less chronic illness and disability.

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Long-Term Planning

Long-term-care services may be provided in the home of the person who needs it, a family member’s home, or an assisted-living facility, hospice, or nursing home.

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Medicare Part D

A lot of seniors feel puzzled by the Medicare prescription drug program.

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Prevention, Self-Care, and Safety

Getting regular checkups and screening tests are important to staying healthy. Take good care of yourself—you deserve it.

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Using Medications

Take medications exactly as stated on the label or as your doctor tells you to, and use extra caution when taking more than one drug at a time.