Healthy Aging

Your guide to expert information on healthy living and caregiving

Diseases & Conditions

Depression: What You Need to Know as You Age

 Overview If you’re one of the more than 14.8 million American adults who experiences major depression, you may […]

Hypertension: What You Need to Know as You Age

Overview You can’t see high blood pressure, also called hypertension. And most of the time, you can’t feel […]

Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know as You Age

 Overview Osteoporosis, literally “porous bone,” is a disease that thins the framework inside bones so much that even […]


Family Caregiver Resources

Your Pharmacist: A Partner for Good Health

Your pharmacist is a great source of knowledge and support. Here’s how this health care professional can help […]

Help for Managing Multiple Medications

Dealing with multiple meds each day—for you or a loved one—can be challenging. But it’s not uncommon. So […]

Safe and Happy at Home

Living with a loved one with dementia in his home or yours? Here’s what Johns Hopkins experts say […]


Healthy Body

Arthritis? Joint Symptoms You Can’t Ignore (and Ones You Can)

Not all joint symptoms are arthritis symptoms. A Johns Hopkins arthritis expert shares clues about what your joints […]

It’s Never Too Late: Five Healthy Steps at Any Age

Whatever healthy change you want to make, it’s not too late to see big benefits. Here are five […]

Your Digestive System: 5 Ways to Support Gut Health

A Johns Hopkins digestive health expert discusses the ways your digestive system changes with age and shares the […]


Healthy Connections

Could Your Marriage Benefit From Counseling?

While some people associate counseling with newlyweds, there are many ways in which even couples who have been […]

Finding a New Center

Move over, bingo! Senior centers are undergoing quite a transformation in order to keep up with baby boomers. […]

A League of Your Own

More and more adults are returning to what we used to call extracurricular activities—from leagues to clubs. Find […]


Healthy Mind

Stress Management: Important at Any Age

You may be retired with grown children, but stress doesn’t magically disappear. Here are the top stressors to […]

Memory Lapse or Dementia? 5 Clues to Help Tell the Difference

When are little memory slipups normal, and when should you consider seeing the doctor? A Johns Hopkins expert […]

Hidden Brain Risk: Midlife High Blood Pressure

Hypertension in your 40s, 50s, or 60s could affect late-life thinking skills. Discover what Johns Hopkins researchers know […]