Free Emotional Intelligence Course

Helpguide / Harvard Collaboration

Reprinted with permission for personal or non-profit use. Visit to see the article with links to related articles.  © All rights reserved.

This material is for information and support; not a substitute for professional advice.

Aging Well Help Guide

Health After 50

Taking care of yourself over the age of 50 is about more than just staying in shape physically—it’s also about staying emotionally healthy and sustaining your energy, vitality, and zest for life. Sure, you may 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 but also happier, more fulfilled, and able to enjoy life more.

Learn about Aging Well

Healthy Aging Tips

Staying Healthy Over 50: How to Feel Young and Live Life to the Fullest

Senior Exercise & Fitness Tips

Exercise and Fitness Over 50: Exercise Plans to Get Fit as You Age

Nutrition for Seniors

Eating Well Over 50: Nutrition and Diet Tips for Healthy Eating as You Age

Sleeping Well as You Age

How to Sleep Well Over 50: Tips for Insomnia and Sleeping Better as You Age

Better Senior Sex

Better Sex Over 50: Tips for Enjoying a Healthy Sex Life as You Age

Meet New People and Make Good Friends

How to Find a Friend & Build Friendships: Tips on How to Meet People and be a Good Friend

Volunteering: Health, Work & Life Benefits

Volunteering & its Surprising Benefits: Helping Yourself While Helping Others

The Therapeutic Benefits of Pets

The Therapeutic Benefits of Pets: How Caring for a Pet Can Make You Happier and Healthier

Common Challenges As You Age

Memory Loss & Aging

Age-Related Memory Loss: How to Keep Your Memory Sharp as You Age

Depression in Older Adults

Depression in Older Adults & the Elderly: Recognize the Signs and Find Treatment that Works

Alzheimer's & Dementia Prevention

Alzheimer's & Dementia Prevention: How To Reduce Your Risk and Protect Your Brain

Advance Health Care Directives and Living Wills

Advance Health Care Directives and Living Wills: Making End-of-Life Choices

Senior Driving

Age & Driving: Safety Tips and Warning Signs for Older Drivers

Senior Nutrition

Chair Exercises & Limited Mobility Fitness: Tips for People With Injuries and Disabilities

© All rights reserved. This reprint is for information only and NOT a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment. is an ad-free non-profit resource for supporting better mental health and lifestyle choices for adults and children.