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.
This podcast discusses ways to get you and your grandkids up and moving
UsAgainstAlzheimer's focused on patients, caregivers and pharmaceuticals
Learning their five mistakes could help you avoid a similar fate
Alzheimer's conference studies on biological, genetic and socioeconomic factors
For writer Elaine Soloway, improving on later-life skills is best done solo
The technology targets the hippocampus to reverse age-related memory loss
A grief-support expert shares a letter she wrote to a grieving friend
Experts assess it — plus, an update on new plans from Sen. Booker and Klobuchar
It tailors activities to each individual's abilities and interests
CVS MinuteClinic, Walgreens and Kroger's Little Clinic are all making efforts
These thoughts and actions can help with the challenges of aging
In this book excerpt, Ashton Applewhite takes on language and discrimination
Surgery and chemo leave survivors changed, which doesn’t mean dating is off the table
Half of Americans with HIV are 50+, but care and prevention skew younger
Benefits go to our hearts, immune systems, mental states and more
People are asking if a president can be too old. Two professors answer.
For best results, experts recommend making one or two a daily habit
The disease affects a different brain protein and occurs mostly in people over 80
Here's how to make the best Independence Day cookout ever
Most people, including doctors, associate it with older adults
With tech help and encouragement, these libraries simplify making connections
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.