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Healthy Aging

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.

 

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Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was Younger

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.

10 Ways for Seniors to Celebrate National Nutrition Month

In honor of National Nutrition Month, an annual nutrition education and information campaign by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, we put together a list of 10 ways to improve nutrition as you age.

6 Pearls of Wisdom About Skin Health

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.

Are Your Loved One’s Dementia Symptoms Reversible?

Family caregivers who notice sudden, unexplained changes in their loved one’s personality, whether it be confusion, agitation or withdrawal, should take action and contact a doctor who can explore all the possible causes.

How To Beat the Winter Blues

20% of the U.S. population is affected by seasonal affective disorder or a lesser form of seasonal mood changes, known as winter blues.