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Aging Well – articles and other resources

Aging well is about taking care of yourself on many different levels. These articles can help you explore the aspects of life that contribute most to health and happiness as you age.

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Healthy aging is about much more than staying physically healthy—it’s also about staying emotionally healthy and maintaining your sense of purpose and zest for life. While the specific ingredients of aging well are different for everyone, the basic recipe involves finding new things you enjoy, learning to adapt to change, staying physically and socially active, and feeling connected to your community and loved ones.

Sure, you have to put a little more time and effort into maintaining your health as you get older, but the rewards can be even greater than when you were younger. Along with the wisdom and experience that come with age, adopting a healthy lifestyle now can leave you not just feeling healthier and more vigorous but also happier and more fulfilled.

Featured articles

Staying Healthy As You Age: Despite the challenges that can come with aging, your senior years can be the best of your life. These tips can help you maintain your physical and emotional health and live life to the fullest, whatever your age. MORE »

Age-Related Memory Loss: Are you worried about forgetfulness or memory loss? Learn the difference between normal age-related memory lapses and memory changes that may indicate a developing problem such as dementia. MORE »

Better Sex As You Age: Sex in later life may not be the same as it was in your youth—but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. In fact, sex can be more enjoyable than ever. Find tips for rekindling the spark and boosting intimacy. MORE »

Topic articles

Healthy aging: the basics

Common aging challenges

Planning ahead

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