Home Health Care Tips
Here’s advice on the strategies and tools that can help you live safely and comfortably in your home.
5 Tips for Preventive Care, Age 50+
Avoid unnecessary illness and downtime with WebMD's 5 preventive care tips for your 50s and beyond.
Top 10 Preventive Care Tips at 50+
WebMD details the 10 most important screenings, exams, and vaccinations you need in your 50s and up, to stay healthy and on the move.
What Caregivers Need to Know About Assisted Living
If you're a caregiver helping a loved one find an assisted living facility, here are some things you should know before starting your search.
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.
7 Tips for New Caregivers
Take the confusion out of caregiving for an elderly loved one. Start with these seven tips for new caregivers.
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.
50+ Guide - Sexual Vitality
Because sexuality tends to be a private matter, it's likely that you've heard less about sexual change than any other element of aging. Fortunately, the news is good-for most healthy adults, pleasure and interest don't diminish with age. Most people are sexual throughout their lives, with or without a partner, and some feel greater sexual freedom in their later years. On the other hand, some men .
50+ Guide - Prevention
You can prevent some types of hearing loss.Noise - related hearing lossBeing exposed to loud noise over and over is one of the most common causes of permanent hearing loss. It usually develops slowly and without pain or other symptoms, and you may not notice that you have hearing loss until it is severe. Steps you can take to lower your risk of noise - induced hearing loss include the following: B
Preventing Falls in Older Adults - Topic Overview
Injuries from falls may be more likely among older adults and in people who have had a stroke or have multiple sclerosis or osteoporosis. The following tips can help you avoid falls.Take care of yourselfIf you are very weak or dizzy, have someone help you get out of bed, walk, and bathe.Exercise regularly to improve your strength, muscle tone, and sense of balance.Call your health professional ...