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.
Leg discomfort can knock you off your feet and it should never be ignored
One doctor's radical crusade to change how we think about aging
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men and women in the U.S.
After long suspecting Alzheimer's, doctors did a test
Consuming natural foods and cutting out salt will help you avoid heart disease
Recent studies show a link between certain everyday medications and dementia risk
A heartfelt wish list from a dementia care worker
Abdominal bloating and a persistent 'full' feeling are common symptoms
Experts weigh in on causes of, and cures for, leg cramps while we sleep
The least intimidating moves for people who hate working out
Childhood abuse raises the risk of serious mental and physical problems later
Often misdiagnosed as dementia, it can cause hallucinations and delusions
With age comes wisdom and a lot of smart life advice
Jump 10 times, crush some cans and other tips to boost bone density
As families gather for the holidays, here are some touching words on the subject
Robin Williams also suffered from the disease, often misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's
You can avoid injuries and still keep fit if you follow these rules
Living & Learning
A PBS series reunites people whose lives crossed at "pivotal moments"
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.