5 Tips for Preventive Care, Age 50+
Avoid unnecessary illness and downtime with these 5 preventive care tips for your 50s and beyond.
Severe Hearing Loss: Questions for Your Doctor
If you deal with severe 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.
The Causes and Symptoms of Severe Hearing Loss
Does prolonged exposure to loud noise cause severe hearing loss? Is hearing loss caused by certain medical conditions? We explain the causes and symptoms of severe hearing loss and provide facts you should know.
All About Hearing Aids
What kind of hearing aids are available? How do these devices work? Find tips and information on hearing aids and know your options.
Top 10 Preventive Care Tips at 50+
The 10 most important screenings, exams, and vaccinations you need in your 50s and up, to stay healthy and on the move
Generic Drugs: Answers to Common Questions
WebMD has the answers to common questions about generics: are they as safe as brand-name drugs, are there any differences between generics and brand-names, why are generics so much cheaper than brand-name drugs, and more.
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.
Milestone Medical Tests in Your 50s
Learn the important medical tests to get in your 50s, including thyroid tests, colon and rectal exams, PSA and prostate tests, as well as blood pressure and cholesterol exams.
Sleep and Aging
Half of all adults over the age of 65 experience sleep problems. WebMD looks at how aging can affect sleep patterns.
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.