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.
Debunking the myths and explaining the facts to prevent sickness
They're common and can be painful. Take these steps to prevent them.
Three couples tell how a move benefited their relationships
Things shifted for Dr. Ayaz Virji after the 2016 election
Emergency care for Medicare recipients was in jeopardy, advocates said
Atrial fibrillation — a racing, fluttering or thumping feeling — can be trouble
What you need to know about that and the flu, pneumonia and other vaccines
A study suggests that swimming reduces the risk of dangerous in-home falls
An entrepreneur wanted to know, so she checked herself in
Avoiding a freekeh freakout and instilling healthy eating habits can be tough
See which came out on top, based on a national scorecard
A memory care center helped one resident with Alzheimer's reclaim her famed past
The evidence for potential solutions like aromatherapy and pet therapy
Which types of people see growth after traumatic life events and why
Their alcohol use is growing, and resources can be hard to find
It is the first research to show a 'conclusive' tie, experts say
Money & Security
Forecasts from the co-directors of Health Care for America Now
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.