Aging Well

Am I Having a Stroke? 7 Signs of Stroke You Might Be Ignoring
Am I Having a Stroke? 7 Signs of Stroke You Might Be Ignoring

Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death nationwide. Brain damage from strokes can be minimized… >>

12 Ernest Hemingway Quotes That Will Inspire You to Live Boldly
12 Ernest Hemingway Quotes That Will Inspire You to Live Boldly

Ernest Hemingway, writer and adventurer extraordinaire, died 54 years ago this month. These wise… >>

Only 14 Percent of People With Hearing Loss Use Hearing Aids. This Is a Major Health Crisis.
Only 14 Percent of People With Hearing Loss Use Hearing Aids. This Is a Major Health Crisis.

Ignoring hearing loss can raise the risk of dementia, falls, and other serious health concerns… >>

New Survey: Science-Backed Habits Reduce Dementia Risk, But Many Americans Are Misinformed
New Survey: Science-Backed Habits Reduce Dementia Risk, But Many Americans Are Misinformed

A new survey from Reader’s Digest and the Alzheimer’s Association reveals that many Americans… >>

7 Sunscreen Mistakes You May Not Know You're Making
7 Sunscreen Mistakes You May Not Know You’re Making

Dermatologists share the most common sunscreen mistakes people make, and easy fixes to protect your… >>

7 Lovely Reasons Being a Grandparent Is Good For Your Health
7 Lovely Reasons Being a Grandparent Is Good For Your Health

Your grandchildren do more than make you smile—they can help you stay sharper, be more active… >>

12 Habits of People Who Look and Act Younger Than Their Age
12 Habits of People Who Look and Act Younger Than Their Age

How we work, sleep, spend our leisure time, and even think about aging all play a role in how old… >>

Old Age Cartoons
Old Age Cartoons

If laughter keeps you young, then these cartoons may be the ticket to getting older gracefully >>

Health Secrets Your Feet Wish They Could Tell You
Health Secrets Your Feet Wish They Could Tell You

If your feet could talk, they might say, "You berate my bunions, curse my achy heels, and pop my… >>

6 Simple Eating Habits of People Who Live to 100
6 Simple Eating Habits of People Who Live to 100

Centenarians in the Blue Zones—locations around the globe known for longevity and good… >>

How to Reduce Puffy Eyes and Dark Circles: 6 Surefire Tricks
How to Reduce Puffy Eyes and Dark Circles: 6 Surefire Tricks

If the eyes are the mirror to the soul, some people’s souls look puffy, dark, tired, and… >>

3 Ways to Eat, Sleep, and Gargle Your Way to a Better Brain
3 Ways to Eat, Sleep, and Gargle Your Way to a Better Brain

Stay sharp with these simple, scientifically proven techniques. >>

Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil and You Might Just
Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil and You Might Just “Forget to Die”

Find out about the incredible health benefits of this grocery store staple, and how to make sure… >>

The Best Brain Food You Should Be Eating
The Best Brain Food You Should Be Eating

Eat these foods to protect brain cells, improve your memory, and even reduce your odds of… >>

What Is Brown Fat? 8 Key Facts to Boost Your Metabolism
What Is Brown Fat? 8 Key Facts to Boost Your Metabolism

This special type of fat—found in small amounts—can burn calories at a very high rate. Here’s… >>

30 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Cancer
30 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Cancer

Cancers don’t develop overnight. These cancer-fighting foods and other lifestyle moves can… >>

5 Universal Design Needs for Aging in Place
5 Universal Design Needs for Aging in Place

If you'd like to grow older at home (known as aging in place), you'll need to consider these… >>

12 Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs That Every Owner Should Know
12 Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs That Every Owner Should Know

Many cancer symptoms in dogs are subtle and can be caused by another condition, but if you notice… >>

A Doctor Explains: Why 75 Is the Magic Number for Healthy Arteries
A Doctor Explains: Why 75 Is the Magic Number for Healthy Arteries

Lipidologist Larry Kaskel, MD, urges his patients to use the number 75 to gauge their heart health… >>

11 Warning Signs of Cancer in Cats That Every Owner Should Know
11 Warning Signs of Cancer in Cats That Every Owner Should Know

Cancer is the number-one disease-related killer of cats and dogs. Many cancer symptoms in cats are… >>