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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.

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.

 
 
Staying Healthy as You Age: How to Feel Young and Live Life to the Fullest
Eating Well as You Age: Nutrition and Diet Tips for Healthy Eating as You Age
Exercise and Fitness as You Age: Exercise Tips to Get Fit as You Grow Older
How to Sleep Well as You Age: Tips for Overcoming Insomnia and Sleeping Better Over 50
Better Sex as You Age: Tips for Enjoying a Healthy Sex Life as You Get Older
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Prevention: How to Reduce Your Risk and Protect Your Brain as You Age
Age-Related Memory Loss: What’s Normal, What’s Not, and When to Seek Help
Age and Driving: Safety Tips and Warning Signs for Older Drivers
Depression in Older Adults and the Elderly: Recognize the Signs and Find Treatment that Works
Chair Exercises and Limited Mobility Fitness: Exercise Tips for People with Injuries, Illness, or Disabilities
Advance Health Care Directives and Living Wills: Making the Best End-of-Life Choices for You and Your Family
Emotional Intelligence Toolkit: Free resource for building your relationships