Health & Well-Being
Health Care & Conditions Articles
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When Should You Make Sure Your Parent Stays Engaged in Life?
Being involved in volunteer and other activities can keep us healthy
How to Prevent a Real-Life Nightmare at Life’s End
A Next Avenue Influencer in Aging urges conversations around death
Tens of Thousands of Health Apps — Which One Is Right for You?
Two scientists reveal what key features make for true behavior change
7 Serious Illnesses Women Get More Often
Breast cancer and osteoporosis we're familiar with — but what else?
How to Find the Perfect Fitness Trainer
Not all trainers are created equal. Find the one who will meet your needs.
How to Get Your Loved One With Dementia to Sleep
A geriatrician offers advice on addressing an often difficult problem
More Hospitals Must Now Keep Caregivers in the Loop
New laws in 18 states aim to help ease the transition home
Is 78.8 Years Long Enough to Live?
Here's what experts just said in a debate about extreme longevity
How to Get Flatter Abs After 50
There is no easy way to trim your belly, but making an effort is worth it
Living & Learning
Choosing the Music for the Black Panthers Documentary
4 songs that made the cut for the film airing on PBS
This special section examines what happens to those who connect aging and art and a look at those who are making, studying and learning about artful aging.