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.
Valuable lessons a few muppets can teach us later in life
The method combines cognitive stimulation therapy and physical exercise
After loss, it's a different path to 'the new normal' for those with depression
Compiling cherished recipes can be a true labor of love
Sheila Weller talks about her new biography 'Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge'
One San Francisco nonprofit celebrates successes and copes with setbacks
A number of factors can affect the quality of care you receive
What you need to know about the antiviral drug Xofluza
The legendary choreographer disputes the rumor that as a body ages, it becomes less
A group of people with dementia share memories sweet and strong
Finding the right help and setting priorities really matter
The service is becoming more common, offering a number of benefits
A Los Angeles company pairs comedians with dementia patients for 'comedy care'
Experts' advice from the new 'Friends Talk Money' podcast
A podcast episode on electric muscle stimulation for older adults
This summer, it became the first place to receive three marks of 'age-friendliness'
It's an important consideration older patients should discuss with their doctors
5 ways to avoid getting mired in could've, should've, would've thinking
Now's the time to express yourself in a new way
Follow our in-depth examination of current health care offerings through an age-friendly lens. What does age-friendly health care look like, and how do you locate and access it? We cover how to prioritize your unique needs when selecting providers and treatments for yourself or a loved one.