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Cognitive health — the ability to clearly think, learn, and remember — is an important component of performing everyday activities. Cognitive health is just one aspect of overall brain health. What Is Brain Health? Brain health refers to how well…

Government COVID-19 resources for older adults COVID-19 is a novel disease requiring rapid responses and lifestyle changes on multiple fronts. Learn about government information and resources for the public below. Visit your state health department website for the latest coronavirus information, resources,…

Alzheimer’s Caregiving: Caring for Yourself Taking care of yourself—physically and mentally—is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. This could mean asking family members and friends to help out, doing things you enjoy, or getting…

As 2021 draws to a close, many of us are reflecting on the various ways our minds and bodies have changed over the course of the past year. No matter your phase of life, aging is something we all experience…

People rarely talk about bladder health, but everyone is affected by it. Each day, adults pass about a quart and a half of urine through the bladder and out of the body. As people get older, the bladder changes. Visit Bladder…

Live Long in Good Health: Could Calorie Restriction Mimetics Hold the Key? January 29, 2020 Clinical ResearchDietary RestrictionHealth Care ResearchNutrition On this page: What’s the Science Behind Calorie Restriction Mimetics? Which Compounds Most Interest Mimetics Researchers? How Will Calorie Restriction…

Can eating a specific food or following a particular diet help prevent or delay dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease? Many studies suggest that what we eat affects the aging brain’s ability to think and remember. These findings have led to…

Tooth Decay Gum Disease How to Clean Your Teeth and Gums Dentures Dry Mouth Oral Cancer Finding Low-Cost Dental Care Healthy teeth and gums make it easy for you to eat well and enjoy good food. Several problems can affect the health…

On this page: Alcohol Driving Falling and fear of falling Feeling unhappy with your doctor Grief, mourning, and depression HIV/AIDS Incontinence Memory problems Problems with family Sexuality Much of the communication between doctor and patient is personal. To have a…

Your skin changes with age. It becomes thinner, loses fat, and no longer looks as plump and smooth as it once did. Your veins and bones can be seen more easily. Scratches, cuts, or bumps can take longer to heal.…