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CDC

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices RecommendedImmunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older - UnitedStates, 2014 older  adults  practices  years  immunization  unitedstates  committee  advisory  schedule 

On February 3, this report was posted as an MMWR Early Release on the MMWR website (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr).

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Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older - United States, 2014 older  adults  states  practices  years  immunization  committee  advisory  schedule 

Carolyn B. Bridges, MD1, Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD2, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)*, ACIP Adult Immunization Work Group (Author affiliations at end of text).

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Announcements: Older Americans Month - May 2014 older  may  announcements  americans  month 

Each May, the nation celebrates Older Americans Month to recognize older persons for their contributions and provide information to help them stay healthy and active. This year's focus is injury prevention, with the theme "Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.

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NIA

High Blood Pressure exercise  people  older  blood  pressure  salt  blood pressure  high blood pressure symptoms  blood pressure chart  normal blood pressure  healthy diet  how to lower blood pressure  risks of high blood pressure  systolic blood pressure 

Read about normal blood pressure and high blood pressure, or hypertension. Learn how lifestyle factors like more exercise and having less salt helps.

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Advance Care Planning health  people  older  planning  care  advance  hospice  proxy  advance directive  health care proxy  living will  palliative care  do not resuscitate  durable power of attorney  power of attorney 

Get your advance directive papers in order. Read about having a health care proxy and living will to plan for medical, palliative, and hospice care.

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Clinical Trials and Older People research  people  older  risk  clinical  control  trials  clinical trials  informed consent  placebo  consent  control group  volunteer 

Do you want to be a clinical trials research volunteer? Read about the benefits and risk, and words like placebo, informed consent, and control group.

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Participating in Activities You Enjoy health  exercise  people  older  community  games  healthy  adult  activities  gardening  social  participating  enjoy  just  fun  physical activity  dementia  aging  senior  Get involved 

Did you know that hobbies like dancing and gardening or volunteering in your community can support healthy aging? Stay healthy with these tips.

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Exercise and Physical Activity exercise  people  older  activity  getting  life  fit 

Learn about types of exercise, such as for strength, balance, endurance, and flexibility, and discover the benefits of physical activity.

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Dietary Supplements people  older  dietary  nutrition  supplements  dietary supplements  Calcium  nutrients  healthy aging  minerals  supplement  vitamin deficiency  nutrient 

Not getting the nutrients you need? Find out if a dietary supplement can help. Learn about types of supplements available and if they're safe for older adults.

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Shots For Safety flu  safety  people  older  vaccines  shingles  influenza  tetanus  diseases  shots  pneumonia  diphtheria  MMR 

Read about shots for shingles, pneumonia, flu (influenza), tetanus, diphtheria, MMR, and other diseases. Learn how these vaccines can keep you well.

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Falls and Fractures people  older  falls  fractures  fracture  falling  tripping  fall prevention  slipping  fear of falling  weak bones  elderly falls 

Do you have a fear of falling? Find tips on fall prevention, how to avoid tripping and slipping, and ways to lower your chances of getting a fracture.

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Osteoporosis osteoporosis  people  older  bone  thief  Calcium  weak bones  osteopenia  bone tissue  risk factors for osteoporosis  bone density test  preventing osteoporosis  estrogen and osteoporosis 

What is osteoporosis and osteopenia? Learn about risk factors, treatment, and how vitamin D, calcium & more can help keep your bones strong.

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Heart Health health  heart  people  older  cholesterol  heart disease  arteriosclerosis  EKG  atherosclerosis  ECG  healthy heart  what to do if someone is having a heart attack  aging heart 

Find what happens to your heart as you age. Learn about atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis, signs of heart disease & heart attack, and tips for prevention.

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