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Preventative Care

  • Coping with Chronic Pain
    Effective pain treatments are available. You can also take steps yourself to ease ongoing discomfort.
  • For Older Adults: What Screenings Do You Need?
    When should you have your cholesterol checked? Be screened for colorectal cancer? Here's a timeline for screenings and checkups.
  • For Seniors: Don’t Brush Off Dental Care
    Older adults may have dental concerns that can’t be totally taken care of with just brushing and flossing.
  • For Seniors: You Can Beat the Heat
    After age 65, your body can't adjust to changes in air temperature -- especially heat -- as quickly as it did when you were younger. That puts you at risk for heat-related illnesses.
  • How Older Adults Can Prevent Hypothermia
    Age lowers your ability to endure long periods of cold. You're also at risk if your response to cold is impaired by certain illnesses or medications.
  • Medical Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
    Some symptoms may indicate the possibility of a serious condition and should be evaluated immediately by a health care provider.
  • Older Adults and the Common Cold
    Cold and flu season is hard on everyone, but for older adults who may have chronic health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it’s especially challenging.
  • Pneumonia and Influenza
    Flu and pneumonia are respiratory illnesses that should not be taken lightly. In the United States, pneumonia and the flu combined are the sixth leading cause of death. Older adults are at greater risk than younger adults for contracting pneumococcal pneumonia, the most common bacterial form of the disease.