Healthy Aging

Your guide to expert information on healthy living and caregiving

Diseases & Conditions

Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need to Know as You Age

Overview An estimated 5.2 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common form of dementia in the world and […]

Low Vision: What You Need to Know as You Age

Overview Seeing is believing, right? But eyesight often gets worse with age. A pair of bifocals or reading […]

Insomnia: What You Need to Know as You Age

Overview While the rest of the world is sleeping, some people remain wide-awake due to insomnia. It’s the […]


Family Caregiver Resources

Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

A Johns Hopkins disaster-response expert explains how to take smart steps now so you and your loved ones […]

Medical Records: Getting Organized

Struggling with your own files or those of a loved one you care for? These steps and tools—from […]

Supporting a Spouse Through a Health Challenge

When a spouse is diagnosed with a serious health condition, what can you say? What should you do? […]


Healthy Body

Fitness Tips for 50-Plus

Upping your daily activity level at 50-plus is more manageable when you follow these fitness tips from a […]

Seven Ways to Get a Healthier Night’s Sleep

An estimated 18 million Americans still fail to get a good night’s sleep. If you or someone you […]

4 Top Ways to Live Longer

Johns Hopkins researchers found that people who made certain healthy choices reduced their risks significantly. See if you’re […]


Healthy Connections

The Friend Who Keeps You Young

Caring for a pet is great for both your physical and emotional health. A Johns Hopkins expert shares […]

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. […]


Healthy Mind

Memory: 5 Ways to Protect Your Brain Health

A Johns Hopkins expert offers simple lifestyle tips that can benefit your brain and protect against memory problems. […]

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 […]