Taking Care After 50: A Self-Care Guide for Seniors
"If I'd known I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself."
-- Eubie Blake at age 100
It's never too late to start taking better care of yourself. Study after study has proven that -- no matter what your age -- by taking charge of your health and making even small lifestyle changes, you can help prevent disease and disability and improve the quality of your life. Taking Care After 50 shows you how.
This self-care guide is clearly illustrated and designed for easy reading; it is written by one of the country's most distinguished specialists in geriatrics and reviewed by a team of medical experts at Optum®, a leader in health education, information, and support.
Taking Charge of Your Health: What you need to eat right, stay fit, reduce stress, and more
Common Health Problems: Bottom-line information on symptoms, treatment, and prevention for the most common ailments, including self-care tips and when you should call the doctor
Emergencies and First Aid: A ready reference for taking quick, effective action
Staying Safe: How to protect yourself from accidental injuries, crime, and more
Mental Health: How to stay mentally fit, ease depression, and reduce anxiety
For Men Only and For Women Only: Meaningful information on complex and everyday health and sexuality issues
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