Heart Disease: The risk of heart disease increases with age. Regular check-ups, a heart-healthy diet, exercise, and managing risk factors.
Arthritis: Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are common in older adults, leading to joint pain and stiffness.
Type 2 Diabetes: The risk of developing type 2 diabetes rises with age. Maintaining a healthy weight, eating a balanced diet, and staying physically active are crucial for diabetes prevention and management.
Osteoporosis: Bone density naturally decreases with age, making bones more fragile and susceptible to fractures.
Cancer: The risk of developing certain cancers, such as breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer, increases with age.
Cognitive Decline: Age-related cognitive changes can include memory loss and a decline in cognitive function.
Vision and Hearing Loss: Vision problems like cataracts and glaucoma and hearing loss are common as people age.