In-depth

Adult day service

Is an adult day service right for your loved one? Get the facts about adult day services.

Aging

Aging isn't glamorous, but you're not necessarily at the mercy of Mother Nature. Find out how healthy lifestyle choices can influence the way you age.

Are you setting yourself up for a fall?

Bone health tips

Wondering how to keep your bones strong and healthy? Follow these tips to take care of your bones.

Calcium

Calcium is important for bone health. Although diet is the best way to get calcium, supplements may be an option if your diet falls short.

DHEA for anti-aging

If you're looking for the Fountain of Youth, you've probably heard of the anti-aging supplement DHEA. But does it work? Find out.

Driver safety

Getting older doesn't mean your driving days are over. Consider practical tips for older drivers.

Easy bruising

Wonder why you're bruising more often than before? Understand the connection between easy bruising and aging.

Exercise benefits

Want to improve your mood? Get better sleep? Lose weight? It may be as easy as including physical activity in your daily routine.

Exercise: Check with your doctor

Regular physical activity is key to good health. But before you start a new exercise routine, you may want to check with your doctor first.

Fall prevention

Concerned about falls? Don't let your fear take over. Take charge with six simple fall-prevention strategies.

Functional fitness training

Functional fitness exercises mimic everyday tasks. Should they be part of your workout?

Healthy cooking

Don't give up on healthy cooking just because you're cooking for one or two. Try these tips for putting together healthy meals.

Home care services

Choosing a home care provider can be difficult. Here's help asking the right questions.

Home safety tips for Alzheimer's caregivers

Are you caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer's disease in your home? Find out how to help your loved one avoid accidents.

How much sleep do you really need?

The usual advice is eight hours a night, but many factors, such as age and genetics, influence how much shut-eye you need.

Human growth hormone

Searching for ways to look and feel young? Be wary of claims touting human growth hormone as an anti-aging regimen.

Is healthy aging in your genes?

Long term care

Considering long term care for yourself or a loved one? The more you know about the options, the better choices you can make.

Memory-improvement tips

Want to improve your memory? It doesn't take high-tech treatments or expensive medication. Start with these seven simple tips.

Overcoming resistance to care

Preventive health care: Who needs it?

Senior sex tips

Getting older changes sexual function and desire, but sex can still be fulfilling. Here are some tips for older men.

Sex and aging

Sexual feelings don't necessarily disappear when you reach a certain age. Here's how to maintain the flame.

Stay healthy by making friends

Tai chi

With gentle movements and focused breathing, tai chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. See if it's right for you.

Too late to clean up your act?

Weight-loss strategies

Want to tip the scales in your favor? Here are six ways to win at weight loss and keep the pounds off.

Apr. 01, 2014