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Understanding Health Care Decisions at the End of Life On this page: Common End-of-Life Concerns Questions to Ask When Making Health Care Decisions Communicating with Your Health Care Team It can be overwhelming to be asked to make health care…

On this page: How serious is the flu? How does the flu spread? Is it the flu or a cold? Can the flu be prevented? Who should get a flu shot? When should I get my flu shot? Where can…

Aging and Your Eyes On this page: What can you do to protect your vision? Tips for healthy eyes at any age Eye diseases and conditions What Is low vision? As you age, it is normal to notice changes in…

Making a plan to eat healthy can keep you healthy and active for longer. Read these articles on how to make smart food choices, shop for healthy food on a budget, and what vitamins and minerals older people need. Use…

On this page: What Are Genes? Do Genes Cause Diseases? Genes and Alzheimer’s Disease Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Genetics Research Many people wonder if Alzheimer’s disease runs in the family. A person’s chance of having the disease may be higher…

When can I get a COVID-19 vaccine booster? Not immediately. The goal is for people to start receiving a COVID-19 booster shot beginning in the fall, with individuals being eligible starting 8 months after they received their second dose of an mRNA…

Top 7 Natural Homeopathic Remedies for Glaucoma Treatment The first sign of any eye disorder is blurred vision or not being able to see correctly. Glaucoma is a much more serious eye disorder, with several accompanying symptoms. It’s an eye…

Medicines and medication management What Should I Ask My Doctor During a Checkup? On this page: Learn about medical tests Discuss your diagnosis and what to expect Understand your medications Asking questions is key to good communication with your doctor.…

  Physical Therapy a Boon for Seniors Would you believe in a nondrug treatment that works for arthritis, cancer pain, Parkinson’s, and incontinence and improves your strength and endurance? There is one — physical therapy. When a person gets injured…