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More than 877,500 Americans die of heart disease, stroke, or other cardiovascular diseases every year. Heart disease and stroke are the first and fifth leading causes of death in the United States. CDC supports programs that help millions of Americans…

How to Stay Healthy During a Disaster If You Have…. Alzheimer’s Disease or Other Dementias Disasters, or any change in routine, can be especially upsetting and confusing for people with Alzheimer’s or related dementiaexternal icon. Be aware of signs of anxiety…

Diseases Heart Disease and Stroke Nothing kills more Americans than heart disease and stroke. More than 877,500 Americans die of heart disease or stroke every year—that’s one-third of all deaths. These diseases take an economic toll, as well, costing our health care system…

Cintaa Elder Care Lakeworth Florida CDC works to prevent type 2 diabetes and improve the health of all people with diabetes. Fast Facts More than 34 million people in the United States have diabetes, and 1 in 4 of them…

Preventable Risk Factors and CDC’s Approach Cigarette Smoking and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Exposure to Sun and Tanning Beds Overweight and Obesity Excessive Alcohol Use Infectious Disease Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, but many…

Chronic diseases are defined broadly as conditions that last 1 year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both. Chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes are the leading causes of death and disability in the…

The increase in the number of older adults in the United States is unprecedented. In 2019, 54.1 million US adults were 65 or older, representing 16% of the population—or more than 1 in every 7 Americans. Nearly 1 in 4…

Key facts Between 2015 and 2050, the proportion of the world’s population over 60 years will nearly double from 12% to 22%. By 2020, the number of people aged 60 years and older will outnumber children younger than 5 years.…

2022 Theme: The Resilience and Contributions of Older Women The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing inequalities, with the past three years intensifying the socioeconomic, environmental, health and climate related impacts on the lives of older persons, especially older women who constitute the…

Aging is inevitable, but can the diseases of aging be thwarted or at least postponed? New tools, including genetically varied mouse populations and advanced imaging technologies, hold promise for untangling the myriad mechanisms of human aging. The Jackson Laboratory makes…