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Great List of Tips for Successful Aging and Senior Healthon
If you’re looking for tips on how to stay healthy as you age, here are some great ones from . Among the topics included here are the common facts about health in seniors, changes in your body once you grow old, common illnesses and diseases seniors encounter, social issues, changes in lifestyle, the importance of exercise, the role of diet, various routine medical tests, and some safety measures. There are also slideshows on how to overcome sexual problems, different kinds of exercises and drills, and eighteen secrets of successful aging.

Care Management: Senior Health
With so many conditions facing elderly citizens, it is important for seniors to take charge of their health and learn about the aging process and how to prevent and cope with various conditions. This site has an aging and elder health news section that discusses muscle health, benefits of folic acid, the importance of colorectal screenings, and much more. There is a drug interaction resource, as well as information out of drug prescription programs. Learn about diseases and conditions such as glaucoma, Alzheimer’s disease, cataracts, dementia, sleep disturbances, dietary supplements for seniors, fall prevention, bone density scans, aging and alcohol use, and urinary incontinence. Plenty of health information here for seniors who want to manage their health proactively.

Healthy Eating for the Elderly
Seniors need to pay attention to nutrition as they age. A healthy diet can provide increased mental acuteness, help you resist illness and disease, give you more energy, improve your immune system, provide faster recuperation times after sickness and help elders manage chronic health problems. This article defines what obstacles require seniors to pay special attention to their diet. It also features senior nutritional recommendations, and gives elders and caregivers tips for creating a healthy, well-balanced diet. It gives useful senior nutrition tips, such as flavoring food healthfully and having a diet low in fat and sodium and high in fiber and calcium.

Healthy Aging Articles from HealthCentral
Today many seniors can live longer, better lives because of new medicines that keep them healthy. Along with better nutrition and low cholesterol, low salt diets, the development of drugs that help us as we age has reduced death rates from heart attacks, strokes, and suicides significantly in the past few decades. But medications used by any aging person are truly the proverbial double-edged sword, since as many as 80 percent of the elderly are on confusing multiple-drug regimens, says the author of this article. It discusses how aging affects medicine use, diet and health for elders, aging, mental health, and gives an overview of the following conditions: high blood pressure, kidney disease, liver disease, respiratory problems, cardiac disease, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, breast cancer, diabetes and more.

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