Aging & Health A to Z
High Blood Pressure
Researchers studied 2,733 older adults for over 18 years. They discovered that people with high blood pressure were more likely to experience a slowing of their walking speed over a long period of time.
Frailty is a condition associated with aging that boosts risks of poor health, falls, disability and death. Signs of frailty include weakness, weight loss, slow walking speed, exhaustion and low activity levels.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common heart rhythm problem that affects more than 1.5 million Americans over the age of 65.