Aging is an inevitable process that happens to everyone. Learn how to keep your body healthy and strong as you move into your golden years.
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A study published by the British Medical Association found average life expectancy in the U.S. dropped between 2018 and 2020 by almost two years, the largest ever since WWII.
By Sarah Gleim
That works out to just 10 minutes a day of exercise.
By Alia Hoyt
Wintry, icy conditions mean the elderly slip, fall and break a hip more often when venturing outdoors, right? Actually, quite the opposite is true, with some caveats.
Jimmy Buffet has the right idea with his line of Latitude Margaritaville 'active adult' communities. What are other places doing already?
By Dave Roos
And here's the thing: How long you want to live is linked to how long you do actually live.
By John Donovan
Looking at historical data over hundreds of years, scientists compared the average life span of national election winners to that of their closest runners-up.
By Chris Opfer
One kind of dementia makes you less likely to detect lies and sarcasm.
By Alia Hoyt
No one knows when the Grim Reaper will knock. (Except the characters in "Game of Thrones" — just assume he's on his way.) But considering our medical progress, are we on track for an average of 100+ birthday candles each?
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.
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.
After spending 17 -- or, in some cases, 40 -- years living with your children, it can be quite an adjustment for you when they become independent adults (the kind that don't live in your home.) Here are five new opportunities after the kids are grown.
By Tom Scheve
Children leaving home can change you just as much as bringing home your first child once did. But transitioning from full house to empty nest is a change that all parents know will eventually come. What are the stages of empty nest syndrome?
When your kids left for college, you were probably a little sad to see them go. But if job prospects don't pan out after graduation, don't let that doorbell surprise you. Here are five ways to deal with kids returning to the empty nest.