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10 Stereotypes About Aging (That Just Aren't True)

Do you imagine getting creakier and crankier as you get older? The way you view aging influences how you age. So what aging myths can be busted?

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  • 10 Stereotypes About Aging (That Just Aren't True)

    10 Stereotypes About Aging (That Just Aren't True)

    Do you imagine getting creakier and crankier as you get older? The way you view aging influences how you age. So what aging myths can be busted? See more »

  • 5 Most Surprising Age-related Health Changes

    5 Most Surprising Age-related Health Changes

    Aging, like change, is a part of life. So it should be no surprise that changes will happen as we grow older. Some will require adjustments and won't be fun, but it's not all gloom and doom. See more »

  • 5 Myths About Aging and Your Health

    5 Myths About Aging and Your Health

    We're all getting older, but aging isn't something to fear or worry about. Many of the negative things we hear about what happens as we age, and that we accept as fact, simply aren't true. Here, we'll dispel five common myths about aging and your health. See more »

  • 5 Ways Your Health Gets Better As You Age

    5 Ways Your Health Gets Better As You Age

    Before you spend another night in bed staring at the ceiling and bemoaning the passage of time, keep in mind that some things can benefit your health and well-being as you get older. Here, we've found five ways your health gets better as you age. See more »

  • Do short people live longer?

    Do short people live longer?

    Short people might get the short end of the stick in some activities, but they (literally) may have the last laugh. New research claims short people may outlive everyone. See more »

  • Does stress really make your hair go gray faster?

    Does stress really make your hair go gray faster?

    When Marie Antoinette showed up for her date with the guillotine with gray hair, it was believed that her hair color changed overnight as she stressed about her fate. Does this old wives' tale hold truth? See more »

  • How are telomeres and aging related?

    How are telomeres and aging related?

    Humans have been looking for an aging cure as long as we've had recorded history. But whether it's special water, plastic surgery or another flavor of anti-aging remedy, the fountain of youth has eluded us. Here, learn how telomeres and aging are related. See more »

  • How do my sleep habits change as I age?

    How do my sleep habits change as I age?

    People say they "slept like a baby" for a reason -- newborns sleep deeply and often. But that's not the case for the older crowd. Why does quality of sleep seem to take a hit as we age? See more »

  • How does aging work?

    How does aging work?

    The human body goes through a variety of changes as it gets older. Take a look at some of the common external signs of aging and ways to reduce the effects of aging. See more »

  • How does the aging process affect driving ability?

    How does the aging process affect driving ability?

    In November 2006, a judge's ruling on an elderly man convicted of vehicular manslaughter raised questions about seniors being safe drivers. See more »

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