Aging

Aging

Losing Your Sense of Smell? The Causes Might Surprise You

Your sense of smell is easily neglected by doctors. Here’s the latest thinking on why you shouldn’t let that happen…

Aging for Beginners

Look Younger in Under an Hour for Less Than $100

Adrian Berg’s 12 favorite ways to look as young on the outside as you feel on the inside.

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

How an Anemia Diagnosis Kick-Started a Lifetime of Wellness

Anemia treatment caused miserable constipation, but this natural approach at age 68 led to a 30-year wellness lifestyle that is still going strong.

Aging for Beginners

What Will You Name Your Robot?

One day, will we all be cared for by personal robots when family can’t do it? Maybe. Lots of amazing options already in use and more on the horizon.

Death & Dying

A Way to Give Comfort at the End of Life: Comfort Food

Comfort food—ice cream, mac-and-cheese, beer—are more important than nutrition at end of life. Here’s how to give this joy to a dying loved one.

Anti-Aging

The Best Foods, Supplements and Exercises to Prevent Muscle Loss

Here is a simple, powerful science-based plan to keep your muscles strong and functional no matter how old you are.

Death & Dying

Surrogate Health-Care Decisions: Are You Sure You Know What Your Loved One Wants?

You probably don’t know what treatments for serious illness your loved one does or doesn’t want, a new study finds. Here’s what you need to do now…

Death & Dying

Beware of These Hospice Shortcomings

Hospice is designed to ease suffering at the end of one’s life. But not all providers fulfill this promise. How to avoid common problem areas…

Aging

End-of-Life Choices: The Hardest Conversation You’ll Have with Your Doctor

Your records list your blood pressure and heart rate, but what about your views on end-of-life care? Why and how to share this when you’re healthy.

Longevity

How to Feel Younger than Your Age

Older people who “feel younger than their age” tend to live longer. Here's how to feel younger than your age.

Aging

Health Risks Rise with Death of a Wife or Husband

The death of a spouse can be emotionally devastating. But research shows that the health risks for the one left behind are significant. Read on…

Aging

Weak Hands = Weak Lungs

Age-related muscle loss affects your lungs, too—and can put you at risk for respiratory problems and heart disease. Here’s what to do…

Death & Dying

Write This Letter to Avoid End-of-Life Regrets

Don’t wait until it’s too late to mend old wounds with loved ones. Writing this letter will allow you to live—and die—without regrets.

Longevity

Want to Live Longer? Take a Vacation

If you’re a nose-to-the-grindstone person who skips vacations, listen up. It could be shortening your life, research shows…

Longevity

Quiz: Do You Know What’s Normal Aging?

Our minds and bodies change as we age—but do you know what’s normal (and healthy)…and what’s not? Figure that out—and have some fun—with our quiz!