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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More than a quarter of all Americans ages 65 and older fall each year, according to the Centers for Disease...
Bleeding Disorders: Pain Relief Treatment for Joint Bleeding
Research is turning up practical clues for pain management. That’s especially good news for older adults.
The biggest issues facing men 50 and older with hemophilia
What are the issues of highest concern to older men with hemophilia?
When to See a Rheumatologist for Joint Pain
When your joint pain goes beyond what’s typical, specialized care may be needed.
Caring for the Caregiver
Any form of extended caregiving can be taxing. That’s why it’s important for caregivers—and especially ones with a bleeding disorder—to...
Randy Curtis was diagnosed with severe hemophilia A at age 2. He didn’t expect to live a long life. Sixty...
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By now you’ve had a few months to live with the health insurance plan you chose for the year. That...
Many Americans, including many retirees, spend significant hours volunteering. According to the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), a...
During retirement, you may yearn to travel the globe by plane or across the country in an RV. Or perhaps...
Cancer Screening Checklist
Nobody likes to contemplate the “c” word—cancer. But the truth is, routine screenings save lives. Men in the bleeding disorders...
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Cholesterol continues to occupy headlines. With 1 out of 5 American adults diagnosed with high cholesterol, new guidelines are helping...
From kindergartners to high school seniors, kids in the US have soaring intakes of sodium. A September 2014 report by...
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