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.
Benefits include 'no primping' and 'a different level of bonding'
Why it's crucial to keep people 60+ integrated in our communities
Here's what makes it different from regular influenza vaccines
What the author of 'Old Man Country' learned talking to elders
Preventive health care can save lives. Here's what's recommended.
Building trust and fighting fears on their early morning walks
Home-based employment can get lonely, but doesn't have to
And how appreciating the present moment is part of its success
How experts say employers could help menopausal women
Ways to make the holidays less sad and isolating for older friends and neighbors
Here's what to know about aducanumab, and a few others in development
The centenarian baking champion shares ingredients for a long, sweet life
Here are suggestions for engaging with him or her during family events
Experts say meditation can work as well as medications for some people
With the new movie starring Tom Hanks, here are 6 gems from the late, great PBS star
These specialists link underserved communities and the health care system
Gender differences in verbal memory skills can lead to faulty test results
Here's what nutrition experts say about these imitation meats in your diet
Work & Purpose
Employees would be happier and more productive — if bosses allowed it
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.