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
Does your jaw ache? Does it click when you eat? Find out why and how to cure it.
How to offer support and connection in times of struggle
For some people, they range beyond persistent sadness and crying
As families gather for the holidays, here are some touching words on the subject
Frontotemporal dementia, or FTD, can be particularly hard on loved ones
The words you choose can ease the pain or they can make matters worse
The risk increases with age, but there are ways to prevent it
How the popular birds can offer mental health benefits to older adults
This podcast discusses ways to get you and your grandkids up and moving
In this podcast, fitness and health experts tell us how to find the inspiration
What the writer learned after a 'nightmare' recovery from his first operation
As we get older, this common back problem can get worse. Here's how to recognize the symptoms.
Know what to do to adjust to your body and stay in shape
This podcast discusses the Go4Life initiative and gives helpful suggestions
This study sheds new light on the earliest symptoms
Her new book 'Flash Count Diary' addresses much more than hot flashes
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.