Read the latest and most popular Prevention & Safety Articles from Next Avenue.
Taking these precautions will help keep your loved ones safe
Debunking the myths and explaining the facts to prevent sickness
The pros and cons of avoiding sedatives in the colon cancer test
Vision issues can be part of getting older, but these may signal something dangerous
Tips to anticipate and solve common problems
Physical changes can compromise safety, but a car means independence
What causes more deaths in the home than fires or gas leaks may surprise you
Phone calls by experienced scammers can be very convincing, even for the skeptical
Research suggests that changes in our brains as we age may be a key factor
When a cough doesn't go away, it could be more serious
The search for a missing L.A. woman, plus safety advice
Strength and conditioning classes focus on fall prevention and connecting with others
New guidelines offer possible steps before taking the keys away
These 10 items will help make your transition easier
These basics help kids protect themselves in scary situations
He won't encore at the 2020 Olympics, but he has a lofty goal
It's easy to get scammed. Here's how to protect your home and your money.
Life isn't always rainbows and sunshine. Sometimes, kids need to experience that.
Such drugs can be dangerous and ineffective. Here's what you can try instead.
Living & Learning
This married couple reconnects during weekly drives for his work
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.