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Healthy Aging

Healthy aging is about much more than staying in good physical shape—it’s about overcoming the challenges of getting older while maintaining a sense of purpose and your zest for life. While the specific ingredients of healthy aging 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. These articles can help you live with meaning and joy throughout your senior years.

Aging Well

Staying healthy and feeling your best is important at any age. Whatever your circumstances, these tips can help you to live life to the fullest.

Better Sex as You Age

Sex as you get older can present challenges, but these problems are not insurmountable. With these tips, you can continue to enjoy a fulfilling sex life.

Age and Driving

By incorporating these safe driving practices, you may be able to continue driving safely long into your senior years. Or seeking alternative transportation methods can offer benefits, too.

Depression in Older Adults

Depression can happen to any of us as we age, but with these self-help strategies you can boost the way you feel and make your senior years healthy, happy, and fulfilling.

Sleep Tips for Older Adults

Insomnia is not a normal part of aging. These tips can help you overcome age-related sleep problems and get a good night’s rest.

Senior Exercise and Fitness Tips

No matter your age or your current physical condition, these tips can show you simple, enjoyable ways to become more active and improve your health and outlook.

How to Exercise if You Have Limited Mobility

If injury, disability, illness, or weight problems have limited your mobility, there are still plenty of ways you can use exercise to boost your mood, relieve stress and anxiety, and improve your outlook.

Living Well with a Disability

Adjusting to life with a disability can be a difficult transition. But it’s entirely possible to overcome the challenges you face and enjoy a full—and fulfilling—life.

How to Improve Your Memory

If you’re a senior looking to preserve your grey matter as you age, here's how you can improve your memory and mental performance.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

When parents are unable to raise their children, grandparents often step in. With these guidelines, you can roll back the years and make a real difference in the lives of your grandchildren.

Senior Housing Options

Whether your search for senior housing is prompted by a serious medical condition or the desire for a lifestyle change, use this guide to make the choice that’s right for you.

Elder Abuse and Neglect

Many elderly adults are abused in their own homes, in relatives’ homes, or even in facilities responsible for their care. Here's how to prevent and report the problem.