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.
The author, a nurse, gives an inside scoop on modern medicine
Being curious, and trying new things, can serve us all well
In most cases, if menopause is to be addressed, it will be up to the patient
When workouts are fun, we look forward to them, rather than dread them
During a health crisis, a connection with the famed ballerina brings joy
3 ways of rebuilding self-esteem through the successes of everyday life
The test uses CT scans to find calcium buildup in arteries
Active and passive engagement in the arts can be antidotes to depression
Historically, older adults have been largely absent from drug research
New technology makes the devices safer for men and women
An Elton John concert and a special reunion lift up a grieving widow
This podcast addresses an eating disorder known as 'orthorexia'
Aside from health benefits, today's bicycle options make riding more comfortable
This 2019 Influencer in Aging is a longtime LGBTQ and aging advocate
This 2019 Influencer in Aging's book was dubbed 'the next boomer bible'
This 2019 Influencer in Aging helped create a form to prevent elder financial abuse
This 2019 Influencer in Aging aims to improve services for older American Indians
Here's the work that went into selecting this year's 12 honorees
Money & Policy
Boomers and Gen Xers finally got attention at the Finovate fintech show
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.