Senior Health (cont.)

Medical Author:
Medical Editor:

What are the most common diseases and conditions seniors face as they age?

Medical problems in the elderly can involve any organ system in the body. Most conditions result from decreased function or degeneration of the involved organ.

Most commonly encountered medical conditions in seniors based on organ system are listed below:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/1/2014

Patient Comments

Viewers share their comments

Senior Health - Social Issues Question: What social issues have you faced as a senior that have affected your health and life?
Senior Health - Lifestyle Changes Question: What lifestlye changes have you made to improve your health as you age?
Senior Health - Diet Question: What diet tips have you found successful in maintaining a healthy weight as you age?