This series contains podcasts on topics related to aging and health.
Entrevista con la Dra. Louise Murphy, epidemióloga sénior y experta en la materia, del Programa de los CDC contra la Artritis sobre la conexión entre la artritis y la salud mental, en especial entre la ansiedad y la depresión.
Interview with CDC's senior epidemiologist and arthritis subject matter expert, Dr. Louise Murphy, about the connection between arthritis and mental health, namely depression and anxiety.
Caregivers who are part of the baby boomer generation reported having more chronic disease, more disability, and lower self-rated health compared to non-caregivers-putting them at risk of needing care themselves.
Brain health and physical health are especially important as we age. Did you know some people with chronic health conditions are at greater risk for Alzheimer's disease? Find out about 8 ways to keep your body healthy that may also keep your brain healthy.
Loneliness and social isolation puts older adults at risk for several serious medical problems including dementia. It is an underrecognized risk to the public's health. Dr. Craig Thomas, director of CDC's Division of Population Health, is interviewed about a new report on this topic.
Although caregiving has many benefits, it's important to recognize that caregivers may be compromising their own health. One in five adults report being a caregiver for a family member or friend, and 21% say they are in fair or poor health, according to a large, long term study of more than 252,000 adults.…
Hacer actividad física con regularidad está asociado a un menor riesgo de presentar muchas enfermedades crónicas, como las enfermedades cardiacas, algunos cánceres e incluso la enfermedad de Alzheimer. Es posible que las personas se sientan mejor cada vez que están activas. Entérese cuánta actividad deberían hacer y el tipo de actividades que se re…
A healthy lifestyle may help reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Two large, long term studies indicate that adequate physical activity, a nutritious diet, limited alcohol consumption, and not smoking may help-even for people at average and intermediate risk because of their genes.
Dr. Christopher Taylor of CDC's Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging Program describes Alzheimer's disease, the fifth leading cause of death in Americans 65 years and older.
In 2013, CDC and the Alzheimer's Association released the second in a series of road maps. These are the accomplishments from the last two years.
In this podcast, Dr. Lynda Anderson, former Director of CDC's Healthy Aging Program, discusses the importance of improving health literacy among older adults.
This podcast discusses role of family caregivers and the importance of protecting their health. It is primarily targeted to public health and aging services professionals.
This podcast discusses the special concerns many older adults face during a disaster. It is primarily targeted to public health and aging services professionals.
This podcast discusses the importance of older adults quitting smoking and other tobacco products. It is primarily targeted to public health and aging services professionals.
This podcast discusses the importance of older adults maintaining good oral health habits. It is primarily targeted to public health and aging services professionals.