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.
The just-passed legislation would help pros alert authorities
Not only that, but these good habits also lead to more healthy years
POCD is a relatively unknown but common condition, especially among older adults
Nostalgia can be simultaneously full of emotion but also empty of shared meaning
In this Ask the Expert column, a Stanford researcher explains the implications
This mineral can significantly help maintain health — especially for women
Drug companies are celebrating the lack of tough action, critics contend
Ideas for indulging your passions while getting more active
Worker shortages hurt access to care for older residents with complex needs
As Mother’s Day nears, an epidemiologist urges Americans to join clinical studies
Legalized gaming has spread, and it poses particular risks for the aging
How to find and pay for the services you or your parents may need
The challenge may become greater when dementia is present
Older adults are among those most in need of services
Ask questions to help ease the transition for those who prefer being alone
Living & Learning
A lack of superheroines shapes the memories of a female generation
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.