As longer life becomes a reality for more and more individuals in the US, finding ways to improve quality of life throughout a lifetime is becoming increasingly important. This section highlights the many ways people can strive for overall well-being.
The skin is the largest organ of the body, but many times it's the least thought about or cared about until there is an issue. The goal is not having an issue.
According to new research from the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR), a protein-rich diet that includes both animal and plant sources helps preserve lean muscle mass and strength in the legs of older adults.
PBS Newshour takes a look at why black seniors are more likely than whites and Latinos to forgo hospice care, and a few efforts currently underway to help change that statistic.
PBS Newshour explores how lifelong obesity, now common in the United States, is beginning to change how Americans age.
From the HHS Office on Women's Health, Director Dr. Nancy Lee shares her reflections about aging across the decades during National Women's Health Week 2015.