The third edition of the Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health provides an updated, comprehensive survey of more than 700 entries with topics covering a variety of issues related to aging and the elderly in five main entry types: diseases/conditions; treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery; aging, general health, and death and dying; preventative lifestyle choices; and community and care-giving options. It presents authoritative, comprehensive information on all aspects of senior health. Entries follow the standardized and balanced format of all the titles in the Gale Encyclopedia of ... health and medical line. Most entries include sidebars defining Key Terms and listing Questions to Ask Your Doctor. This edition includes new entries, updated entries, more than 500 color images and illustrations, a medical glossary, an appendix of organizations, and a comprehensive index.