Age Page - Depression

There are many reasons why depression in older people is often missed or untreated. As a person ages, the signs of depression are much more varied than at younger ages. It can appear as increased tiredness, or it can be seen as grumpiness or irritability.

Age Page - Older Drivers

As you age, your joints may get stiff, and your muscles may weaken. This can make it harder to turn your head to look back, turn the steering wheel quickly, or brake safely.

Age Page - Heart Health

A common problem for older people is arteriosclerosis This is a stiffening of the arteries that happens, in part, because of growing older.

Age Page - Depression (Spanish)

Sentirse "desanimado" durante un per�odo de tiempo no es una parte normal de la etapa del envejecimiento. Pero es un problema com�n, y podr�a requerir ayuda m�dica. En la mayor�a de las personas, la depresi�n mejorar� con un tratamiento. La terapia de "di�logo", los medicamentos u otros m�todos curativos, pueden aliviar las aflicciones de la depresi�n. Usted no tiene porque sufrir.

Age Page - Sexuality in Later Life

Many people want and need to be close to others as they grow older. This includes the desire to continue an active, satisfying sex life as they grow older. But, with aging, there may be changes that can cause problems.

Age Page - HIV/AIDs and Older People

Like most people, you probably have heard a lot about HIV and AIDS. You may have thought that these diseases weren't your problem and that only younger people have to worry about them. But anyone at any age can get HIV/AIDS.

Age Page - Exercise and Physical Activity

These older adults are living proof that exercise and physical activity are good for you, no matter how old you are. In fact, staying active can help you.

Age Page - Healthy Eating After 50

How much you should eat depends on how active you are. If you eat more calories than your body uses, you gain weight. What are calories? Calories are a way to count how much energy is in food.

Age Page - Crime and Older People

Older people and their families worry about crime. Though they are less likely to be victims of crime than young people, the number of crimes that happen to older people is hard to ignore.

Age Page - Medicines: Use Them Safely

Modern medicine has made our lives better in many ways. It has helped us live longer, healthier lives. But people over 65 have to be careful when taking medications, especially when theyメre taking many different drugs.

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