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50+: Live Better, Longer

Medical Reference Related to Healthy Seniors

  1. Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving

    Caregiving can bring challenges, especially when you live far away from an elderly loved one. These tips can help long-distance caregivers.

  2. 7 Tips for New Caregivers

    Take the confusion out of caregiving for an elderly loved one. Start with these seven tips for new caregivers.

  3. Medical Tests for Your 60s and Up

    Here are the key medical tests you should have in your 60s, including a bone density scan, hearing exam, colon exam, prostate exam, and mammogram.

  4. Sleep and Aging

    Half of all adults over the age of 65 experience sleep problems. WebMD looks at how aging can affect sleep patterns.

  5. Severe Hearing Loss: Questions for Your Doctor

    If you deal with severe or significant hearing loss, your health care team can help you understand your condition and your treatment options. This handy guide provides you with questions to ask and information to share with your health care team.

  6. Starting Your Role As Caregiver

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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