GERIATRICS


 

BONE & JOINT HEALTH

Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Guide for Asian Women Aged 50 and Older

Source: NIH/NIAMS (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)
English

Choosing Pain Medicine For Osteoarthritis
Source: AHRQ
English      Spanish

Knee Problems, Easy-to-Read Fast Facts
Source: NIAMS (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)
English     Spanish

Osteoarthritis Fact Sheet
Source: American College of Rheumatology
English

Osteoarthritis Information Sheet
Source: Arthritis Australia
English      Chinese     Vietnamese

Osteoarthritis of the Knee: A Guide for Adults
Source: AHRQ
English     Spanish

Osteoporosis
Source: FDA
English     Spanish

Osteoporosis Treatments That Help Prevent Broken Bones: A Guide for Women
Source: AHRQ
English      Spanish

Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief 
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

 

CONSTIPATION

Concerned About Constipation? 
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

Constipation
Source: NIDDK (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
English

What I Need to Know About Constipation
Source: NIDDK (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
English      Spanish

 

DEMENTIA & DELIRIUM

Alzheimer Disease (JAMA Patient Page)
Source: JAMA
English

Alzheimer Disease Fact Sheet
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

Alzheimer Disease Medications Fact Sheet
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

Caring for a Person With Alzheimer’s Disease
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

Delirium 
Source: JAMA
English

Dementia 
Source: JAMA
English

Forgetfulness: Knowing When To Ask For Help 
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

Frontotemporal Disorders: Information for Patients, Families, and Caregivers
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

Understanding Alzheimer Disease: What You Need to Know
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

Parkinson’sDisease: A Caregiver’s Checklist for Daily Care
Source: WebMD.com
English

 

OLDER DRIVERS

Medications and Driving Don’t Mix
Source: FDA
English

Older Drivers
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

 

DRUG SAFETY IN OLDER PERSONS

Four Medication Safety Tips for Older Adults
Source: FDA
English

 

END-OF-LIFE CARE

Advance Care Planning
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

Getting Your Affairs in Order 
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

Nursing Homes: Making the Right Choice 
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

 

FALLS & INJURY PREVENTION

Falls and Older Adults 
Source: JAMA
English

Preventing Falls and Fractures in Older Adults
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults 1
Source: CDC
English

Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults 2
Source: CDC
English  

Stay Safe in Cold Weather (Hypothermia)
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

What You Can Do To Prevent Falls
Source: CDC
English      Spanish    

FITNESS, OLDER PERSONS

Everyday Exercises DVD (National Institute on Aging)
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

Exercise and Physical Activity: Getting Fit for Life 
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

Fitness for Older Adults 
Source: JAMA
English

Workout to Go: A Sample Exercise Routine (NIA)
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

Young at Heart: Tips for Older Adults (Healthy Eating & Physical Activity)
Source: NIH/WIN (Weight-control Information Network)
English      Spanish

 

HEARING, VISION, TASTE & SMELL

Hearing Aids Online Guide
Source: FDA
English

Hearing Loss 1
Source: CDC
English

Hearing Loss 2
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

Smell and Taste: Spice of Life 
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

Vision Loss
Source: CDC
English

 

HEART HEALTH IN OLDER PERSONS

Acute Stress & Heart Health 
Source: JAMA
English

Chronic Stress & Heart Health 
Source: JAMA
English

Coronary Heart Disease 
Source: NHLBI (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)
English

Exercise and Physical Activity: Getting Fit for Life 
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

Fitness for Older Adults 
Source: JAMA
English

High Blood Pressure 
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

Know the Facts About Heart Disease
Source: CDC
English

Taking Aspirin to Protect Your Heart 
Source: ADA
English      Spanish

What Are the Warning Signs of Heart Attack?
Source: AHA
English

Young at Heart: Tips for Older Adults 
Source: NIH/WIN (Weight-control Information Network)
English      Spanish

 

INCONTINENCE IN OLDER PERSONS

Loss of Bladder Control
Source: FDA
English  

Urinary Incontinence 
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

 

MENOPAUSE

Hormones and Menopause
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

Menopause 
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

Menopause and Hormones Purse Guide
Source: FDA
English      Spanish

Menopause: Medicines to Help You
Source: FDA
English

Menopause: Time for a Change
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

 

MENTAL HEALTH IN OLDER PERSONS

A Good Night’s Sleep 
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

Alcohol Use and Abuse 
Source: NIAAA (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)
English

Alcohol Use In Older People 
Source: National Institute on Aging
English      Spanish

Depression 1
Source: NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health)
English      Spanish

Depression 2
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English      Spanish

Depression
Source: FDA
English      Spanish

Depression and Chronic Pain
Source: NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health)
English

Mourning the Death of a Spouse
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
English

Sleep Problems
Source: FDA
English      Spanish