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Senior Health

Table of Contents
  1. Wellness: Preventing Injury
  2. Wellness: Personal Safety
  3. Wellness: Preventing Diseases
  4. Wellness: Nutrition and Fitness
  5. Long Term Care
  6. Medications and Side Affects
  7. Alternative Health Care
  8. Health Conditions
  9. Neurological Disorders
  10. Neuromuscular Disorders
  11. Senior Health
  12. Social Issues

Unfortunately, we still do not fully understand the aging process. Most scientists believe that aging is probably the result of a combination of factors including our inherited genes from our parents, the environment in which we live, and our lifestyle. We all notice the physical effects of aging such as wrinkles, gray hair, and reduced physical abilities. There are also many other changes to our internal organs and physiology that we cannot see.

National Institute on Aging
To learn more about senior health issues, visit the National Institute on Aging website.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
What was formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons is now called AARP. AARP is a powerful lobbying organization for seniors. Their website provides comprehensive information for individuals and families alike.

CDC: Healthy Aging
The Centers for Disease Control provides tips on healthy aging.


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Last Updated on 12/26/2017

Sunday, April 21, 2024