Aging Well

When Dad Has Dementia: 7 Secrets to Better Communication
When Dad Has Dementia: 7 Secrets to Better Communication

Alzheimer’s and related dementias (there is said to be more than 50 types) do more than impair… >>

Role Reversal: Talking to Your Aging Parents
Role Reversal: Talking to Your Aging Parents

A handful of strategies to get aging parents to open up about how they're really doing, and how you… >>

Simple Strategies for Talking About the Future with Aging Parents
Simple Strategies for Talking About the Future with Aging Parents

If you’re worried about bringing up the sensitive topic of aging with your parents, chances are… >>

Using Technology to Help Care for Your Aging Parents
Using Technology to Help Care for Your Aging Parents

Living far away from your aging parents can be challenging, but advances in technology are making… >>

How to Cope with Difficult, Aging Parents
How to Cope with Difficult, Aging Parents

Figuring out how to balance guilt and obligation in caring for aging parents. >>

The ABCs of Assisted Living Care
The ABCs of Assisted Living Care

Cutting through the jargon for the best in senior living. >>

Study: Alzheimer’s Symptoms Reduced By Music
Study: Alzheimer’s Symptoms Reduced By Music

Creating a soothing environment and positive atmosphere with music is a great way for caregivers to… >>

Senior Living: From 55 Apartments to Retirement Housing
Senior Living: From 55 Apartments to Retirement Housing

Which senior living scenario is right for your family's needs? >>

Caregivers: Is a 'Granny Pod' What You Need?
Caregivers: Is a ‘Granny Pod’ What You Need?

You grow up living with your parents, but what if, when they get older and need care, they end up… >>

13 Things Your Breasts Won’t Tell You
13 Things Your Breasts Won’t Tell You

Read up on what’s normal and not for your breasts, along with how to keep them healthy and… >>

News from the World of Medicine
News from the World of Medicine

We round up the latest medical advances and emerging breakthroughs in science and technology. >>

13+ Things You Never Knew About Your Brain
13+ Things You Never Knew About Your Brain

I'm the engine that keeps you running all day long, and I'm here to share the mysteries of how I… >>

11 Older Olympians Still Going Strong
11 Older Olympians Still Going Strong

These Olympic athletes are out to prove that when it comes to the Games, age only means one thing:… >>

Common Ailments: When to Call the Doctor?
Common Ailments: When to Call the Doctor?

From age spots that could be cancerous to bad breath that could spell kidney trouble, we found… >>

Hormone Therapy: Surprising Research
Hormone Therapy: Surprising Research

In 2002, a major research trial for hormone therapy was abruptly halted for causing disease;… >>

Vice Advice: I Quit Smoking. Now What?
Vice Advice: I Quit Smoking. Now What?

Smoking can take a serious toll on your health, but quitters may bounce back more quickly than you… >>

Memorable Pets for Alzheimer's Patients
Memorable Pets for Alzheimer’s Patients

My beloved grandma Lil succumbed to ever-worsening dementia before she passed away from heart… >>

8 Aging Myths, Debunked
8 Aging Myths, Debunked

Are a lower libido, achy joints, and a grumpy mood guaranteed side-effects of growing older? With… >>

9 Body Parts That Are Younger Than You Think
9 Body Parts That Are Younger Than You Think

Birthday candles may define your real age, but much of your body—from taste buds to bones to… >>

New Research: How to Look Younger
New Research: How to Look Younger

Whether you can fool others about your age depends on a surprising mix of factors. >>