Senior Health & Medical Topic Links

From The American Geriatric Society (AGS)

And Their website

Senior Topic Links

From the American Geriatric Society (AGS)

And Their website

How We Age

Physical Activity


Health Care Decisions and Issues

Health Assessment

•Health Care Settings

Community-Based Care


Nursing Home Care

Complementary and Alternative Medicines

Drug Treatment

Elder Mistreatment

Ethical and Legal Issues

Pain Management

Palliative Care and Hospice


Elder Health at Your Fingertips



•The Digestive System

Disorders of the Digestive System

Disorders of the Mouth

•The Heart, Lungs, and Blood and Circulation

Anemia and Other Blood Disorders

Breathing Problems

Fainting (Syncope)

Disorders of the Heart and Circulatory System

High Blood Pressure

Hormone Disorders

•Joints, Muscles, and Bones

Back Pain


Foot Problems


Walking Problems

•Mental, Neurological, and Psychological Conditions


Delirium (Sudden Confusion)



Diseases of the Nervous System


Mental Retardation

Personality Disorders

Psychological and Social Issues

Psychoses (Delusions and Hallucinations)

Sleep Problems

Substance Abuse


•Sexuality and Sexual Concerns

Gynecological (Female) Disorders

Prostate Disease

Sexual Problems

•The Senses

Hearing Loss

Vision Loss and Other Eye Diseases

•The Skin

Pressure Ulcers (Bed Sores)

Skin Diseases

•The Urinary System

Kidney Problems

Urinary Incontinence

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