Read the latest and most popular Health Care & Conditions Articles from Next Avenue.
The link between tobacco and native culture complicates efforts
Hint: All that newfound togetherness may not be great for your relationship
New medicines are coming, but there's something else you can do now
Barbara Bush reportedly suffered from COPD. These are ways to slow its progress.
Doctors urge high-risk patients to get screened for the disease
A push to cut costs and boost profits led to dire consequences for some patients
Well-intentioned comments can reinforce feelings of loneliness
Even if you're not a fan, veggies can be a bigger part of your diet with these tips
Older adults may benefit from acupuncture, meditation and simple exercise
Lower your diabetes risk and prevent an energy crash by eating these foods daily
A collaboration is making it happen at rural Kentucky nursing homes
Frontotemporal dementia, or FTD, can be particularly hard on loved ones
Addressing a critical need for more rural physicians, especially for older adults
Getting answers to questions and having an advocate can be valuable
Use of daylight, warm colors and a person-centered approach make a difference
Tell us what's on your mind. We'll report back with answers.
One woman's candid story about caregiving for an aging parent
Money & Security
The just-passed legislation would help pros alert authorities
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about 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.