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National Council on Aging: “Healthy Aging Facts.”
CDC: “Chronic Disease Overview,” “Diabetes Public Health Resource,” "Diabetes," “Osteoarthritis,” "QuickStats: Prevalence of Current Depression Among Persons Aged ≥12 Years, by Age Group and Sex -- United States, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007–2010," “Depression is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older,”
"National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2020."
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: "Quick Statistics About Hearing."
National Institute on Aging: “NIH Senior Health: High Blood Pressure,” “NIH Senior Health: Hearing Loss,” “Urinary Incontinence.”
American Heart Association: “Understand Your Risk for High Blood Pressure,” "Prevalence of coronary heart disease by age and sex."
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Who Is At Risk for Heart Disease?”
Trust for America’s Health: “The State of Obesity 2016: Better Policies for a Healthier America.”
Stop Obesity Alliance: “Fast Facts: Obesity-Related Chronic Disease.”
Arthritis Foundation: “Osteoarthritis Causes,” “Osteoarthritis Prevention: What You Can Do.”
National Osteoporosis Foundation: “What is Osteoporosis and What Causes It?”
International Osteoporosis Foundation: “Preventing Osteoporosis.”
Mayo Clinic: “COPD.”
American Optometric Association: “Adult Vision: 41 to 60 Years of Age.”
National Eye Institute: “Facts About Cataract.”
Reviews in Urology: “The Aging Bladder.”
National Cancer Institute: “Age.”
American Psychological Association: “Aging and Depression.”
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: “What Is Back Pain? Fast Facts: An Easy-to-Read Series of Publications for the Public.”
Alzheimer’s Association: “Risk Factors.”
Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD on August 19, 2020
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