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50+: Live Better, Longer

Medical Reference Related to Healthy Seniors

  1. Getting Help from Other Caregivers

    New to caregiving? You'll likely need assistance of a geriatric care manager and access to the many resources available to you in your community. WebMD tells you what you need to know.

  2. Helping Older Adults Manage the Outside World

    WebMD offers useful tips to help you help your aging parent or grandparent navigate the outside world - whether it's driving a car, visiting a museum, or traveling by air.

  3. Starting Your Role As Caregiver

    Are you becoming a caregiver for a parent or grandparent? This guide from WebMD can help you get started.

  4. Caring for Parents, Keeping Them Healthy

    WebMD offers tips for taking care of your aging parents -- from helping with doctor visits to helping them eat well.

  5. What You Need to Know About Assisted Living

    Assisted living is a type of housing designed for people who need various levels of medical and personal care. WebMD offers questions to ask when you are considering assisted living for yourself or a loved one.

  6. Answers to 10 Questions About Healthy Aging

    WebMD answers 10 questions about healthy aging.

  7. Sarcopenia With Aging

    Sarcopenia is the gradual loss of muscle mass that can affect people in their 30s and beyond. WebMD explains sarcopenia, including its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

  8. 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Nutrition and Healthy Aging

    Good nutrition is the cornerstone of healthy aging. Yet as we age, dietary requirements change. WebMD provides questions to ask your doctor about your nutritional needs.

  9. Understanding Vision Problems -- Prevention

    Read tips about the prevention of vision problems and eye strain.

  10. Care at the End of Life - Topic Overview

    What kind of care can I expect at the end of life?You can be assured that you will receive treatments to manage symptoms and keep you comfortable at the end of life. These types of treatments are known as palliative care. Palliative care can also help people manage symptoms of non - life - limiting conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis. The goal of palliative care is to help people maintain ...

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