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What You Should Know About Caring for an Aging Parent

SPRINGFIELD, Minn. — Americans are living longer than ever before and many middle-aged adults are taking on the role of caregiver for their aging parents. Mayo Clinic Health System family physician Kelsey Nylander, D.O., says, “Caring for an aging parent can be a responsibility that requires personal sacrifices and creates potential resentment. But it [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Though Men Go Through Hormonal Change as They Age, Most Experience No Symptoms as a Result

Though Men Go Through Hormonal Change as They Age, Most Experience No Symptoms as a Result April 22, 2011 Dear Mayo Clinic: Is there a male menopause? Answer: Menopause refers to the end of menstruation and fertility in women. It's caused by a dramatic drop in production of the female [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

Stay Active to Slow Muscle Loss That Comes with Aging

Stay Active to Slow Muscle Loss That Comes with Aging Dear Mayo Clinic: I have heard that we lose bone mass as we age, but what about muscle mass? Is that also a normal part of aging? Does exercise slow the progression or is muscle loss inevitable? Answer: It is [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

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