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.
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 ...
Sleep and Aging
Half of all adults over the age of 65 experience sleep problems. WebMD looks at how aging can affect sleep patterns.
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.
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.
Starting Your Role As Caregiver
Are you becoming a caregiver for a parent or grandparent? This guide from WebMD can help you get started.