This page shares the latest information and resources about age-related conditions, diseases and issues that impact the health of older Americans.
Atrial fibrillation (also called AFib or AF) is the most common type of irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia. An estimated five million Americans are currently living with AFib. People with AFib have a higher risk of stroke, heart failure, dementia, other heart-related complications, and even death. Read this brochure to find out more about this condition.
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As many as 1 in 2 older adults are at risk for malnutrition. And it doesn't just happen to seniors who suffer from hunger, or who don't have access to healthy food. This pocket film introduces viewers to malnutrition and includes tips on identifying, treating, and preventing this serious condition.
Malnutrition is a hidden epidemic in the United States that is under-recognized and under-treated. It occurs when the body doesn’t get the right balance of nutrients and calories that it needs to stay healthy. Take this quiz to test your knowledge, and learn how to identify and treat malnutrition.