Health and Aging

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Health Care

  • Choosing A Doctor
    Want to choose a new doctor? Learn about types of medical doctors, read questions to ask friends or family, and get advice for the first appointment.
  • Considering Surgery?
    Learn what to ask your doctor when you plan surgery or in case of an emergency. Get tips to choose a surgeon, get a second opinion, and assess cost.
  • Global Health and Aging
    This 32-page report from the National Institute on Aging and the World Health Organization looks at global trends in aging and health, with an emphasis on trends in aging, disability, and family structure and what they may indicate for the future.
  • Hospital Hints
    Use these checklists to prepare for your hospital stay. These tips can help your stay be a safe one.
  • Organ Donation and Transplantation for Older Donors and Recipients—Resources from the U.S. Government
    Find how to be an organ donor or receive transplants as an older adult, as well as government & other resources on organ donation and transplantation.