Healthy Seniors Slideshows
- Stars show us what aging well looks like
What are these stars doing to age so well?
- How Aging Affects Your Heart
- Safe Outdoor Exercises for Older Adults
Want to move your body while you get fresh air, too? These age-appropriate exercises are well-suited for the great outdoors.
- Causes of Muscle Weakness
From aging to illness, many things can cause your muscles to get weaker. Learn about the causes and what you can do to make it better.
- You and Your Heart: What You Control
A few key choices can give your heart the extra attention it needs. Learn more about what you can control.
- Foods That Age You
Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and everything you eat affects it. These foods do more harm than good and add years to your body inside and out.
- Celebrities With Hearing Loss
Lots of people have trouble hearing, and that includes some famous faces. Find out which types of hearing loss your favorite actors, athletes, and politicians live with.
- How Aging Affects Your Sleep
Lots of people find it harder to sleep as they get older. Find out why getting your ZZZs may be more difficult and what you can do about it.
- What Happens to Your Hearing as You Age
Many people have some hearing loss as they get older. Find out why it happens and what can help.
- Is Your Body Aging Faster Than It Should Be?
From dry skin and achy joints to trouble walking, sometimes our bodies age faster than they should. Here’s how to tell what’s normal, and how you can slow down any problems.
- Medications Seniors Should Use With Caution
Just as your health needs change as you age, so do your reactions to certain medications. Find out what drugs to watch out for in your senior years.
- Reasons for Memory Loss
Forget your keys? That might be absentmindedness. Forget what you did this morning? That might be a more serious memory problem. Find out what causes memory loss and what you can do about it.
- Want to Stay Youthful? Avoid These Mistakes
Are you worried that you may be aging more quickly than you should? Find out what you may be doing wrong.
- What to Expect in Your 70s
Want to live your best life as you age? Here’s what you need to know about your 70s.
- What to Expect in Your 60s
How well will your body and mind work during your 60s? Find out what age-related changes lie ahead.
- Common Foot Problems as You Get Older
What can go wrong with your feet as you age? Surprisingly, much. Here’s what you can expect, and what to do about it.
- Best Foods as You Age
Getting older is a part of life. These foods will help you do so gracefully -- and in great health!
- What to Expect in Your 50s
Learn more about how your body changes in your 50s -- not all of it is necessarily unwelcome.
- Guide to Sex After 60
Sex after 60 can be better than ever before, but aging does bring some changes. Learn how to work with and around them to keep your sex life aglow.
- Ways to Fight the Aging Process
You can’t slow down the clock, but you can make some changes to fight little aches and pains, wrinkles, memory glitches, and other parts of the aging process.
- The Truth About Exercising and Aging
As we get older, it becomes easier to make excuses for not exercising. Do the excuses outweigh the benefits?
- Ways to Stay Healthy in Retirement
You can do some things to make your “golden years” truly golden, Here are a few ideas to help you prepare for -- and have -- a healthy retirement.
- Things Your Body Needs as You Age
Your body needs more of certain vitamins and minerals as you hit your 40s and beyond. Find out which ones will benefit you -- and which won’t.
- Senior Living Options
Independent living, assisted living, nursing home -- all the different types of senior housing or care can be confusing. Find out what they are and which one might be right for you or a loved one.
- What Does Your Walk Say About You?
Some strides do more than just get you from point A to point B. Your gait, posture, and pace may also be broadcasting clues about your health and personality.
- Keep Your Mind Young
You can do quite a few things to keep your brain sharp as you get older. And you’ll have some fun while you’re at it.
- Your Hands as You Age
It’s easy to depend on your hands. They do a lot for us. But a few things can happen to them as you get older. Find out what they are and what you can do to help your hands.
- Sudden Health Problems After 50
After you hit 50, those aches and pains can suddenly turn serious. Here are a few things to watch out for in middle age.
- Over 50? These Problems Can Sneak Up on You
As you get older, you may need to watch out for a few health problems that can come on slowly. Here are some things you can do to stave them off.
- How to Outsmart Father Time
We all get older, but you can do a few things to help you look and feel younger.
- 14 Things No One Tells You About Aging
Think you know what it’ll be like to get older? Check out these surprising facts about your golden years.
- Slideshow: Get the protein you need
- Everyday Tips for Caregivers
WebMD shows you some caregiving tips that will help simplify your loved one's daily life.
- Tips to Stay Smart, Sharp, and Focused
WebMD shows you how to keep your brain active at every age with these memory tips. Find out how to focus and keep your brain sharp.
- Eat Healthy, Stay Fit, and Live Well Over 50
Looking for ways to keep fit -- mentally and physically -- as you age? Here are some tips for exercising smarter, eating better, and enjoying life after 50.
- Slideshow: Surprising depression triggers as you age
- Get the Protein You Need
Get protein to stay strong! See high-protein foods that can be part of a well-rounded, healthy diet.
- Sneaky Depression Triggers as You Age
From too little vitamin B12 to too much time alone, a look at surprising causes of depression in midlife and beyond -- and how to beat it.
- 18 Secrets for a Longer Life
Friends are a surprisingly strong influence on how long you live -- for better or worse. Our slideshow explains this and other secrets of longevity.
- Most Expensive Medical Conditions
This slideshow illustrates the most expensive medical conditions in the U.S., including cancer, cardiovascular disease, and pregnancy/childbirth.
- Avoiding Problem Foods as You Age
Aging doesn’t mean a boring menu. See vegetables, meats, fruit and other foods that might give you issues as you age and better healthy options.
- Foods for a Long, Healthy Life
See how you can live longer and live healthier. Find out how foods like berries, olive oil, and nuts can help with that.
- Slideshow: Top Causes of Hearing Loss
Hearing loss can happen for lots of reasons, from age to medication to an "ear stroke." Learn more about what can cause temporary, permanent, or sudden hearing loss.
- How to Protect Your Health Care in a Recession
Worried about losing your health insurance? Laid off? See 10-plus ways to protect your health care and health in a rough economy.