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.
Talking down to older adults is not only disrespectful, but it can be detrimental
Research shows a widow's or widower's grief can have big effects on physical health
Does your jaw ache? Does it click when you eat? Find out why and how to cure it.
For some people, they range beyond persistent sadness and crying
The risk increases with age, but there are ways to prevent it
What the writer learned after a 'nightmare' recovery from his first operation
This podcast discusses ways to get you and your grandkids up and moving
Frontotemporal dementia, or FTD, can be particularly hard on loved ones
In this podcast, fitness and health experts tell us how to find the inspiration
The words you choose can ease the pain or they can make matters worse
How to offer support and connection in times of struggle
With the new movie starring Tom Hanks, here are 6 gems from the late, great PBS star
For best results, experts recommend making one or two a daily habit
A growing number are doing it — and not just for cosmetic reasons
An expert explains new research about taking time off from exercising
As we get older, this common back problem can get worse. Here's how to recognize the symptoms.
Why they're important to well-being after working full-time
Booksellers from across the country also offer holiday gift suggestions
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.