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.
A run along the beach prompts this author to reflect on his mom growing older
An expert explains new research about taking time off from exercising
Residents of a Minneapolis neighborhood enjoy the healthy bounty of fresh produce
Experts offer tips to increase your chances of sticking to it
Her new book 'Flash Count Diary' addresses much more than hot flashes
As a result, patients are too often left ill-informed about their prognoses
A new study finds that providing life stories can lead to better, person-centered care
Despite connectivity, language and other barriers continue to exist
It's a common condition — but both preventable and treatable
Experts recommend discussing the use of anticholinergics with your doctor
Starting triathlons at 59, I'm proof that it's never too late to try
This elder advocate says ageism stifles elder fraud protection
Hormonal and non-hormonal methods can be effective, depending on the individual
A former rundown space became a vibrant addition to an urban D.C. neighborhood
Caregivers navigating complex, emotional situations to meet their needs and others'.
Experts offer advice on avoiding bacterial and viral infections
'Project Facilitate' helps streamline the process for doctors' requests
People draw on community, religion, introspection and hope
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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.