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

The Lifesaving Power of Your Phone

The information and apps you have on your phone might just save your life or someone else’s. Here’s […]

The Power of a Health Care Advocate

Another set of ears can ease your health care journey. A Johns Hopkins expert takes you through the […]

Caregiving: Knowing When It’s Time for In-Home Help

Caring for an ill or aging loved one can be fulfilling, rewarding and it might even help your […]


Healthy Body

Nutrition: What You Need to Know for Healthy Aging

A Johns Hopkins nutritionist sets the record straight on common misconceptions about nutrition for healthy aging. When it […]

New Hope for Stroke Recovery

While more people are surviving strokes, many still face long-term disability. But Johns Hopkins research finds promising ways […]

Virtual Colonoscopy Screening to Combat Colon Cancer

Is a Virtual Colonoscopy Right for You? 5 Things to Know If you’re over 50, colonoscopy procedures are […]


Healthy Connections

Do You Have a Healthy Number of Friends?

Research points to the importance of friendship for psychological well-being for both men and women. Discover whether your […]

Specialists in Aging: Do You Need a Geriatrician?

When your children were little, you probably took them to a pediatrician. After all, babies and children have […]

Forgiveness: Your Health Depends on It

Conflict doesn’t just weigh down the spirit; it can lead to physical health issues. But these steps from […]


Healthy Mind

How to Relieve Stress: A 6-Step Plan to Feeling Good

Stress may be a part of life, but it doesn’t have to get the best of you. Follow […]

Keep Your Brain Young with Music

Music can be medicine for your mind, with benefits from memory improvement to stress relief. Learn what Johns […]

Can a Nap Boost Brain Health?

Are you feeling a little guilty about your daily, mid-afternoon snooze? Don’t. Research shows that catching a few […]