Health & Well Being is a space where you will learn about ways to live your healthiest and happiest life. In this section, we cover ways to help prevent heart disease and heart break. The articles in this section teach you how to live not just longer — but better.
Understanding Alzheimer’s disease and the aging mind is also a major concern for older adults. You may be worried about inheriting Alzheimer’s or want to learn what you can do to prevent or delay its symptoms. We tell stories of people helping loved ones with the dementia caused by Alzheimer’s, its symptoms and how doctors test for the disease.
For some, after-death communication can offer comfort during grief
In 'The End of Old Age,' Dr. Marc Agronin challenges Americans
Exceptional memory is linked to warm, trusting relationships, research shows
Bill Neaves studied Parkinson's, then watched his wife develop a related illness
At a Future City competition, they offered creative, practical and wild ideas
The shortage of nursing assistants often makes life difficult for patients
Older residents benefit from innovative transit programs
Cutting ties with family members is more complex and common than we think
Headache sufferers await a decision from the FDA
Why we need a name, and attitude, change for what follows middle age
Grab a hiking pole, strap on your boots and embrace the season
Heartfelt advice from a criminal defense lawyer turned chocolatier
Co-founder Jimmy Carter still thrives on spreading the joy of gospel music
A neuroscientist explores the matter in his new book, 'Why We Sleep'
The event is inspired by poet Robert Bly’s activism against the Vietnam War
Businesses, nonprofits and a zealous mayor see aging care as their future
Rheumatoid arthritis patients have not benefited from competition
Work & Purpose
How boomer and Gen X parents can help their kids overcome them
This special report will cover topics around health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.