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Alzheimer's disease affects brain function, memory and behaviour. Learn about the symptoms, how it’s diagnosed and how to delay its onset.
From your 40s onwards, bones gradually lose their density. Follow these steps to help keep your bones healthy and avoid osteoporosis.
Incontinence can be treated, managed and even cured. Rather than be embarrassed about it, just talk to your doctor. Find out more here.
Dementia affects a person’s thinking, behaviour and ability to perform everyday tasks. Discover the causes, symptoms, treatments and support services.
Depression and older people
Older people are less likely than young people to report depression, but it's vital that they recognise, and get support for, mental health concerns.
Eye health tips for over-60s
Did you know that your eyes need 3 times as much light when you’re 60 as they did when you were 20 years old? Learn more about mature eyes here.
Anyone can be at risk of having a fall, but some older adults are more vulnerable than others. Here's how to take steps to prevent falls.
A geriatrician is a specialist doctor who cares for people aged 65 and over. Most are experts at helping people who have multiple conditions.
Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve. It affects 1 in 10 Australians aged over 80, but glaucoma can strike at any age.
Healthy eating over 60
As your body changes over time, so do your nutritional needs. Here's how to get enough fibre, vitamins, minerals and more in your diet as you age.
Hearing loss is usually permanent, but you can protect your hearing by avoiding loud noise. Know the symptoms and when to get tested.
High blood pressure
High 'BP' is common and often has no symptoms. Follow these tips to help keep your blood pressure under control.
Manage your health in your 60s
If you are in your 60s, you should be aware of common conditions, their signs and symptoms, and how to prevent them to stay healthy.
Manage your health in your 70s and older
Older people should be aware of common health conditions, their signs, and how to prevent them. Learn how to manage your health as you age.
Mental health and older people
Older people can have mental health issues, such as anxiety or depression, which are often caused by triggers such as grief, loss or illness.
Parkinson’s disease results from damage to nerve cells in the brain, which impacts the smooth control of muscles and movement.
Physical activity guidelines for older adults
If you are over 65, you should try to be active every day. Here's how much physical activity you actually need, plus tips on how to stay fit.
Experiencing pain and swelling in the smaller joints in your hands or feet? It could be rheumatoid arthritis. Find out more here.