Healthy Aging Evidence shows that some of the leading
causes of death in the United States, such as heart disease,
cancer, stroke, some lung diseases, injuries, and HIV/AIDS,
often can be prevented by improving personal health habits.....
Avoiding Depression Everybody feels down or
blue at times. But, if these feelings are very strong
or last for most of the day, nearly every day, they may be due
to a medical illness called depression. The good news is that
depression can be treated.. But first you have to know you have
Health Care Options For persons who need medical or personal
assistance but dont need to be in a hospital or nursing
home, there are cost-effective alternatives that help patients
remain in the comfort of their own home while geting the treatment
or help they need.......
Advance Directives Although they involve a confrontation
with mortality that may be uncomfortable, advance directives
give you a way to control what happens to you when you're no
longer able to make the decisions yourself. Doing so will relieve
family members and friends of difficult decisions at an emotionally
trying time and allow you a role in making choices about what
hapens to you after you can no longer decide for yourself.....