Cartoons help loved ones discuss colon cancer screening
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Remind loved ones with a humorous colon cancer screening e-card! According to the American Cancer Society, each year almost 5,300 people in New Jersey are diagnosed with colon cancer and more than 1,900 residents...
The National Council on Aging
Every 13 seconds, an older adult is seen in the emergency department for a fall-related injury. View and share this infographic that outlines 6 easy steps you can take to prevent a fall.
Advantages & Disadvantages of the Plough Pose in Yoga
Advantages & Disadvantages of the Plough Pose in Yoga. Yoga improves your mood, eases stress, enhances flexibility, improves strength and bolsters your confidence. This ancient, Eastern practice comes in a multitude of forms, from restorative to highly athletic. Some poses in yoga are contraindicated for certain ...
Fending Off Cardiovascular Disease
A new study confirms that controlling traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), such as high blood pressure, substantially lowers the chance of major CVD events like heart attack or stroke over the course of a lifetime.
Osteoporosis is the most common type of bone disease. It is a silent disease that causes porous bones that break easily. One in two women over 50 and one in five older men will suffer from a fracture due to osteoporosis.
Welcome to the National Institute on Aging
Find science-based info. on health & aging & Alzheimer's. Get research news & funding opportunities from the National Institute on Aging at NIH.
AZDHS | Oral Health
Most middle-aged and older adults can expect to keep their natural teeth over their lifetime. While there have been improvements in oral health there are still steps important in maintaining a healthy mouth.
Nursing Homes | Find Nursing Homes Near Me
Information and advice for choosing a skilled nursing facility (SNF) and transitioning an elderly parent into a nursing home near you.
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Elder maltreatment is a significant public health problem. Each year, hundreds of thousands of adults over the age of 60 are abused, neglected, or financially exploited. In the United States alone, over 500,000 older adults are believed to be abused or neglected each year.
What To Drink As You Get Older
Drinking plenty of liquids every day is important for older adults. Water is an excellent choice.All comments must confirm to NIA’s comments policy: https://...