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.

Brow lift

Brow lift — Overview covers the definition, risks and possible benefits of this cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of the forehead and brow.

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

Easy bruising

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.

Exercising with osteoporosis

Choosing the right exercises and performing them correctly can help minimize the effects of osteoporosis. Find out what types of exercises are best.

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.

Heart-healthy diet: 8 steps to prevent heart disease

Ready to start your heart-healthy diet? Here are eight tips to get you started.

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

Prescription and OTC sleeping pills

Can't sleep? Sleeping pills might be the answer. But first talk with your doctor about the potential risks and benefits.

Preventive health care: Who needs it?

Senior sex tips

 

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