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.
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Learn about the evolving movement toward 'active surveillance'
It's a shift toward care based on who the patient is and what he or she wants
Think of this option as getting a pacemaker for the brain
Trips to hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living centers benefit everyone
Make sure you know the signs of life-threatening heat stroke
This art form is good for your health, helps you stay connected and provides purpose
A new program eases caregiver isolation and helps people with dementia
The ancient practice targets physical and cognitive fundamentals
6 things to avoid saying and what experts suggest instead
This Georgia educator's end-of-life plan allowed her to serve beyond death
Legal and practical steps families can follow to stay safe
Timely advice from Laura Vanderkam, author of 'Off the Clock'
Celebrate with this menu starring gazpacho, shrimp and an easy dessert
Making friendships a priority can create important connections
Especially for those over 50, tango offers exercise and social connection
This international program encourages volunteers to share their city with tourists
Take this quiz and find out if you have what it takes to create "a nice bake"
They tout benefits of stretching, though evidence is not conclusive
You can control some of these determinants — but not all
These days, one in four family caregivers is a millennial
This special report will include storytelling, news and information about how to plan for the end of your life in a way that meets your own goals and preferences.