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Health, Nutrition & Safety for Boomers and Seniors

Practicing good health, nutrition and safety can help you enjoy your senior years. Look here for information and advice on health, fitness, nutrition and safety for boomers and seniors.
  1. Aging Skin & Aging Body (9)
  2. Alzheimer's & Dementia (15)
  3. Arthritis (3)
  4. Compulsive Hoarding (3)
  5. Dental Care Over 50 (3)
  6. Doctors & Hospitals (6)
  7. Drugs & Supplements (10)
  8. Elder Abuse (7)
  9. Erectile Dysfunction (2)
  10. Falling & Falling Injuries (6)
  11. For Caregivers (9)
  12. Health Insurance (8)
  13. Hearing Loss (4)
  14. Heart Health/Blood Pressure (6)
  15. How to Stay Healthy (7)
  16. Keep Your Mind Sharp (6)
  17. Nutrition for Older Adults (9)
  18. Osteoporosis (3)
  19. Personal Safety (11)
  20. Prostate Cancer (2)
  21. Senior Depression (7)
  22. Sleep (6)
  23. Smoking & Secondhand Smoke (6)
  24. Trauma & Stress (4)
  25. Urinary Incontinence (1)
  26. Vision Problems (8)
  27. Weight Problems (1)

10 Things You Need to Know About Influenza
Influenza (flu) information - what causes influenza, who is at risk for influenza, treatment for influenza, avaian influenza and more.

Coping with Natural Disasters
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, millions of people have been damaged by the trauma of living through a disaster that has claimed their homes, communities, and loved ones. The American Psychiatric Association offers tips on how to minimize possible mental and emotional effects of trauma caused by destruction and loss of life during natural disasters.

How to Avoid Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
The Centers for Disease Control reports that approximately 400 people die each year from excessive natural heat, and that these deaths are preventable. Learn how to recognize the symptoms of heat stroke and heat exhaustion, and what to do until medical help can be found.

Top 10 Heartburn Treatments
No matter what the cause of heartburn, it's important to treat it. Check with your doctor and read this list of top heartburn treatments.

How to Prevent Colorectal Cancer
Did you know that more than 90% of people diagnosed with colorectal cancer are over age 50? The good news is that regular screenings and a healthy diet can help prevent this disease.

The High Cost of Obesity
We pay a high cost for obesity in both personal health and economic terms. The cost of obesity to individuals, businesses and the health-care industry is enormous.

Smaller Packaging is Hurting Household Budgets
Many packaged goods manufacturers are reducing the size of their packaging and their product contents, which lowers their costs but gives consumers less value for their money. Smaller packaging is undermining household budgets.

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