AgingThe gradual process of becoming older, which is accompanied by the decline of bodily and mental functions.ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZSkip List ContentAAvascular Necrosis of the HipAvascular necrosis of the hip is a condition in which the blood supply within the hip bone is disrupted, leading to the death of bone tissue.CCataractsA cataract is a clouding of the eye lens, which is normally clear. Learn about symptoms and treatment.DDementiaDementia refers to loss of brain function that affects capabilities like remembering, thinking, speaking, understanding others, and acting in socially acceptable ways.GGeriatric Hip FracturesHip fractures occur when a trauma or fall causes a hairline break in the upper quarter of the thighbone. Learn about symptoms and treatment, especially in the elderly.LLow Bone DensityLow bone density is a condition that causes bone mineral density to decline, increasing risk of fractures. Learn about symptoms and treatment.MMacular DegenerationMacular degeneration is a condition that causes damage to the retina and leads to blurred vision. Learn about symptoms and treatment.OOsteoporosisOsteoporosis causes weakened bones and a higher-than-normal risk of fractures. It occurs as people age, but when caught early, it is treatable.