Innovation is at the forefront of the aging sphere. This section is a source of information on the new technology allowing us to age better and in place through products, apps and services in the areas of health care, fitness, finance and more.
You can read about the rise of artificial intelligence and virtual reality in our homes and daily lives, plus how to navigate the ways technology, social media and the internet affect our relationships. These stories help us imagine how the lives of older people might look in the near and distant future with all of these big changes in mind.
Leg discomfort can knock you off your feet and it should never be ignored
An ADU might be worth considering to care for a parent nearby
A technique shown to work in mice uses CRISPR genome-editing technology
A new book explains why so many grieving people also experience anxiety
One theory says that nature's beauty elicits a positive response in our bodies
Age-friendly services, neighborhoods and city rankings are just a few elements
Do it the right way, and reap the benefits of getting stronger
Reactions to our story reveal strong feelings about this topic
As Veterans Day nears, you and your parents may want to know about this
Experts say it could be due to patient expectations and tech advancements
Author Mary Pipher ('Reviving Ophelia') plots the course
The difference between where Americans would prefer to die and where they do
The children's performer is now motivating adults (and Beluga Grads) to make change
Everyone could learn a thing or two from these much-adored online icons
Writer Elaine Soloway believes it's never too late to be confident and fearless
Pros and cons of surgery vs. exercise, massage, medicines and acupuncture
Work & Purpose
Why working in construction can open up well-paying opportunities
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.