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Cancer risk increases with age. You can lower your risk through healthy lifestyle choices, such as not smoking, proper nutrition, exercise and reducing sun exposure. And don't forget to get your regular cancer checkups!
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For more information, view these Web sites or call the number provided for valuable health facts for older Americans. Some will link to other Web sites that provide health resources and information:
Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities 410-222-4464
Provides information on all programs and services offered by the Department of Aging including county senior centers and nutrition sites.
State of Maryland Department of Aging 1-800-243-3425
Provides a listing of state services, resources, employment opportunities and tips for nutrition and health promotion.
Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks 410-222-7300
Provides information on county parks and trails, recreation programs, swim centers and upcoming events.
Anne Arundel Community College 410-777-AACC
Provides continuing education classes including physical fitness classes.
American Cancer Society 1-800-ACS-2345
Provides information on cancer including colorectal, breast, prostate, lung, oral and skin. They also have information on smoking cessation, healthy eating and physical fitness.
National Cancer Institute 1-800-422-6237
Provides information on a range of cancers including melanoma. Information available includes screening, treatment, prevention, support and resources, as well as educational materials.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration 1-888-INFO-FDA
Provides numerous articles, brochures and other publications with information for older people on a wide range of health issues, including arthritis, cancer, health fraud and nutrition.
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) 1-888-OUR-AARP
Provides information for older adults on health topics including physical fitness and nutrition, as well as driver safety, tax aid and local chapter programs.
American Diabetes Association 1-800-DIABETES
Provides specific information for diabetics on exercise, nutrition, oral health and eye disease.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HealthFinder
Provides information on disease prevention, healthy eating and exercise, as well as links to reliable health websites and online publications.
Arthritis Foundation 1-800-568-4045
Provides information on conditions, treatments and medications, as well as local exercise programs, events and physicians.