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n CONTENTSEXPLORING HEALTH ISSUESCHAPTER FOUR Parkinson’s Disease................................... 116 This chapter touches upon the health issues seniors face today. Ailments, illnesses and pre- Pharmacotherapy Services .........................116 vention is an index of health conditions with a Post-Polio Syndrome................................. 116 brief description of the condition and the agen- cies and organizations that are available to pro- Prostate Disease........................................ 117 tional resources both within the community and Rare Disorders........................................... 117- vide information, support, education and addi on a national level. Scleroderma.............................................. 117 Sleep Disorders ......................................... 117 ILLNESSES AILMENTS & PREVENTION .. 108 Stroke........................................................ 117 Addiction ................................................... 108 Vision Loss ................................................ 118 Allergies..................................................... 109 Women’s Health ........................................ 118 Alzheimer’s Disease ................................... 109 RESOURCES FOR FERRY, PEND OREILLE, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.................... 109 STEVENS & WHITMAN COUNTIES......... 118 Arthritis...................................................... 109 Blood Conditions....................................... 109 Brain Injury................................................. 110 Cancer ...................................................... 110 Crohns and Colitis Diseases ...................... 110 Dementia................................................... 111 Dental........................................................ 111 Diabetes .................................................... 111 Epilepsy..................................................... 112 Foot Care .................................................. 112 Headache.................................................. 112 Hearing Loss ............................................ 112 Heart ........................................................ 113 HIV/AIDS ................................................... 113 Huntington’s Disease ................................. 114 Incontinence.............................................. 114 Kidney Failure ............................................ 114 Leukemia................................................... 114 Liver Failure ............................................... 114 Lung Diseases........................................... 114 Lupus ........................................................ 114 Lymphedema............................................. 115 Mental Health ............................................ 115 Multiple Sclerosis....................................... 115 “Good health and good sense are Osteoporosis ............................................. 115 Ostomies................................................... 115 two of life’s greatest blessings.” Paralysis and Spinal Cord Injuries .............. 116 –Publilius Syrus 107


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