Definition, causes, symptoms, and treatment of presbyopia (loss of near-sighted vision commonly experienced by people during middle age).
- Later Life Hearing Loss
Comprehensive explanation of hearing loss in later life, from the National Academy of An Aging Society. Topics include: gender differences, SES status and the association with hearing loss, and hearing aid research and technology.
Information about menopause. Topics include treatments, vitamins, alternative remedies, and problems associated with menopause. Chat rooms, and other resources are also available on this site.
- Male Menopause
??@?opause (andropause) is becoming more widely accepted in the health care community as a legitimate concern for men in middle adulthood. Topics discussed in this article include: energy loss, loss of libido, decreased bone density, and weight gain.
- Fact sheet from the National Cancer Institute about mammograms and breast cancer screenings.
- Home page for the American Cancer Society
Information for patients, family, and friends about treatment options, cancer types, coping; specific support networks for survivors; statistics, publications, research programs, and media information also included.
- Cognitive Changes with Aging
From the Neurobiology of Aging Information Center, an article about the cognitive changes that take place with age. Topics included are: fluid and crystallized intelligence, attention, processing speed, and memory
- Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Home page for Paul Baltes, lifespan developmental psychologist who, along with his late wife Margaret Baltes, proposed a theory of successful development called the selection, optimization, and compensation model.
- Prospective Memory across Adulthood
Article published in Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition about the changes in even-based prospective memory across adulthood.