HEALTH AND WELLNESS

RESOURCES FROM THE U.S. GOVERNMENT

Alzheimer’s disease                      

Arthritis                                          

Alcohol Use                                   

Brain health                                  

Breast cancer                                  

Cancer                                           

Caregiving                                      

Cervical cancer                              

Clinical preventive services              

Cholesterol                                    

Colorectal cancer                            

Depression                                     

Diabetes                                          

Elder abuse/neglect                       

End-of-life preparedness                 

Epilepsy                                          

Falls                                                

H1N1 virus                                       

Heart disease and stroke                 

Hearing loss                                    

High blood pressure 
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Find Health Information for Older Adults

From The CDC

The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

Healthy Aging Podcasts


Emergency Preparedness Concerns for Older Adults

This podcast discusses the special concerns many older adults face during a disaster.


Smoking and Older Adults

This podcast discusses the importance of older adults quitting smoking and other tobacco products.


Oral Health and Older Adults

This podcast discusses the importance of older adults maintaining good oral health habits.


Immunizations Part I: Flu and Pneumococcal Vaccines

This podcast discusses the importance of older adults protecting themselves against influenza and pneumonia through vaccinations.


Immunizations Part II: Shingles Vaccine

This podcast discusses older adults and shingles, as well as the importance of getting the shingles vaccine.

  1.   Find a state health department

  2.   Find a state unit on aging

  3.   Find a local health department

  4.   Find local aging resources through Eldercare.gov

Mental Health And Aging


Mental health is essential to overall health and well-being


The CDC’s Healthy Aging Program is dedicated to monitoring the mental health status of the older adult population and connecting public health and aging services professionals with resources they can use to improve the health and quality of life of older Americans.

Depression is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older 
Read the fact sheet on aging and depression in older adults.

Links to State and Local Health Agencies

HEALTH RESOURCES AND DIRECTORIES

Battling Depression As You Age

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