Health Conditions

Many know, that as we age, good health paves the path to an independent secure, and productive life. However, many older adults are faced with health and safety issues that impact their quality of life, and challenge those that care for them. In fact, approximately 80% of people 65 and older have multiple chronic health conditions1.

Gaining knowledge about health conditions that effect you or the well-being of a loved one, will provide you with a sense of awareness necessary to empower you to make decisions about care and medication treatment options, as well as seek out resources to help you navigate the complexities that health conditions present.

Learn more about these common health conditions that effect older adults.


1. Multiple Chronic Conditions Chartbook: 2010 MEPS Data