Quitting Smoking For Older Adults
It doesn’t matter how old you are or how long you’ve been smoking, quitting smoking at any time improves your health. When you quit, you are likely to add years
How To Choose Your Health Care Proxy
How to choose your Health Care Proxy If you decide to choose a proxy, think about people you know who share your views and values about life and medical decisions.
Making Your Advance Care Wishes Known
There are main elements in an advance directive: a living will and a durable power of attorney for health care. There are also other documents that can supplement your advance
Advance Care Planning: Health Care Directives
Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your own health care decisions. Even if you
What Is Osteoporosis?
What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a bone disease that develops when bone mineral density and bone mass decreases, or when the quality or structure of bone changes. This can lead
Preventing Pressure Ulcers
What are Pressure Ulcers? Pressure ulcers are also called bedsores or pressure sores. They can form when your skin and soft tissue press against a harder surface, such as a