National Institute on Aging – As 2022 comes to a close, NIA invites you to explore some of the most popular health information topics from this past year:
High Blood Pressure and Older Adults
— High blood pressure, or hypertension, is common in older adults. The good news is that blood pressure can be controlled in most people.
What Is Menopause?
— Menopause is a normal part of aging for women, but it affects every woman differently.
Memory, Forgetfulness, and Aging: What’s Normal and What’s Not?
— As you age, you may wonder about the difference between normal, age-related forgetfulness and a serious memory problem, such as dementia.
— Shingles is a disease that triggers a painful skin rash. About one in three people will get shingles, but there is a vaccine for older adults to help prevent the disease.
Vitamins and Minerals for Older Adults
— Vitamins and minerals are types of nutrients that your body needs to survive and stay healthy.