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50+: Live Better, Longer

Staying Healthy

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Be good to your body: it has worked hard for you for years. Here you’ll find head-to-toe tips to help your body keep on keeping on -- and keep on getting better.

Eating Right

As you get older, good nutrition plays an increasingly important role in how well you age.

Aging doesn't mean a boring menu. WebMD shows you vegetables, meats, fruit, and other foods that might give you issues as you age and better healthy options.

See how you can live longer and live healthier. WebMD shows you how foods like berries, olive oil, and nuts can help with your longevity.

Here's what you need to know about the risks of weight gain and how exercise can help you lose weight and keep it off after menopause.

You can increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain -- if you add "smart" foods and beverages to your diet.

Staying Active

Here's why it's important to get physical activity at any age.

From toned arms to trim ankles, celebs and other high-profile older women show off top physical forms. Why not the rest of us?

Baby boomers come to grips with an increasing risk of injury and a slower rate of healing as they age.

Looking Good

This video features a woman who gets plastic surgery to plump up her hands.

Why some of us are destined to sport the 'distinguished' look early.

If life is about change, skin is proof. Our skin is at the mercy of many forces as we age: sun, harsh weather, and our own bad habits.

We've all heard the clichés: Wrinkles are a roadmap of your life. But many of us would rather not be reminded of the distance we've traveled. What can you do?

A few fine lines, a hint of gray. The normal changes of aging are inevitable. But with skin rejuvenation products, nonsurgical facial treatments, and hair care products, it's easy for women over 50 to enhance their natural beauty.

If an occasional "bad hair day" can make a woman feel bad, hair loss can be a distressing sight to face every morning in the mirror.

About 85% of men will have significant hair thinning by the time they're 50, according to the American Hair Loss Association. Some men begin to lose their hair before they even turn 21.

Healthy Sleep

Several factors may contribute to the inability to sleep well as we get older.


Learn your risk for five of the most common cancers.

Learn tips to help prevent hearing loss.

Dangers around the home cause thousands of unintentional deaths per year. And falls are the most common fatal injury in the home -- especially among the elderly.

How much do your lifestyle choices matter when it comes to your overall health? Find out here.

Get tips for how to prevent cataracts as you age.

Preventive eye care is the first line of defense against vision problems. Early Detection of vision problems may offer more effective treatment options.

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