Adults & Aging

Aging with an inheritable blood or bleeding disorder can be challenging. Get tips for what to expect and how to deal here.

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Technology can be overwhelming. After all, you didn’t grow up with computers, and now they’re everywhere. Whether you want to...
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Strength training is an important part of a comprehensive exercise program, especially as you get older. It not only builds...
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Forget the traditional notion of older folks having little to no sex. These days, men and women over 60 are...
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Don’t assume that as you age, so-called senior moments have to become a part of your future. Sure, everyone misplaces...
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When Mark Deneen, 70, retired in 2010, he felt he needed to move somewhere warm. His place of residence—cold, damp...
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Just as with kids, having a bleeding disorder is not a reason for adults to opt out of immunizations.
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What to think about when considering surgery.
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Older adults with bleeding disorders face unique challenges. Connecting with others can help.
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Research shows that depression is a significant issue for people with bleeding disorders.
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Older people with this hemophilia complication face unique challenges.
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Confronting the challenges that come with being ‘back on the market.’
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