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JAMA Network Open: "Association of Neurocognitive and Physical Function With Gait Speed in Midlife."
HealthinAging.org: "Walking Tips For Older Adults."
Mayo Clinic: "Age spots (liver spots)," "Aging: What to expect," "Dry skin," "Easy bruising: Why does it happen," "Belly fat in women: Taking — and keeping — it off."
National Institute on Aging: "Skin Care and Aging."
American Psychological Association: "Memory Changes in Older Adults."
CDC: "What Is Dementia?"
Harvard Health Publishing: "Exercise: Rx for overcoming osteoarthritis," "Why do I bruise more easily as I age?" "Two questions can reveal mobility problems in seniors," "Give grip strength a hand," "Abdominal fat and what to do about it."
Best Practice & Research: Clinical Rheumatology: "Why is Osteoarthritis an Age-Related Disease?"
Consumer Reports: "What It Means If You Bruise Easily."
American Academy of Dermatology: "11 Ways to Reduce Premature Skin Aging."
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: "Self-Reported Difficulty in Climbing Up or Down Stairs in Nondisabled Elderly."
Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation: "Evaluation of stair climbing in elderly people."
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Assessing Your Weight and Health Risk."
Age: "Age-related change in handgrip strength in men and women: is muscle quality a contributing factor?"
American Optometric Association: "Adult Vision: 41 to 60 Years of Age."
Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Best Way to Age-Proof Your Vision."
Cleveland Clinic: "Is My Period Normal? How Menstrual Cycles Change With Age."
Office on Women's Health: "Early or Premature Menopause."
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