Aging

The key to healthy aging is prevention and information. Learn more about the signs of aging and how to combat them with our tips and advice.

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My Young Husband’s ‘Mental Illness’ Turned Out to Be Dementia

A neurologist lists symptoms of frontotemporal dementia—a type of dementia that's affecting some Americans as young as their thirties, forties, and fifties.

Eating This Every Day Could Damage Your Brain Health, Says New Study

We all want to keep our brains healthy as long as we can. Brazilian researchers who led a study...


Brooke Shields Shares Her 4 Wellness Must-Haves and Reflections on the “Extraordinary” P...

Brooke Shields' Pretty Baby documentary has spurred the icon to talk about healthy living and what really matters these...


A Dermatologist and Dietitian Just Listed the 5 Worst Foods That Age Skin Faster

If you want healthy skin, you've got to nourish your cells with goodness. These are foods to avoid if you...


Doctors Explain Aphasia: The Brain Condition Leading Bruce Willis to Retire from Acting

A renowned neurology physician and researcher provides insight on aphasia, including its causes and symptoms; while speech experts explain how Willis's...

A Dietitian Just Listed the 7 Best Foods to Keep Your Skin Young and Healthy

Beauty really does come from within, our dermatology and dietetics experts say. Here's what they say you can eat...


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The 12 Vitamin K-Richest Foods for Healthy Aging, from a Nutritional Biochemist

"Inflammatory aging" is chronic, low-grade inflammation that expedites the effect that time has on your body. One way to...


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10 Activities to Help You Connect With Your Loved One With Dementia

When a loved one's memory fades, the time you spend together today can be powerful for both your hearts and...


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5 Healthy-Aging Lessons From One of The World’s Five Blue Zones

Why do people 'forget to die' on a small Greek island? Here are some healthy takeaways from this blue zone.


What Is Brain Fog? 9 Causes and Solutions

If your brain feels chronically fuzzy and you just can't do mental tasks like you used to, you may be...


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6 Most Surprising Healthy Brain Foods

From cheese to red wine, oily fish to green tea, these healthy brain foods may help boost your cognitive...


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The 8 Worst Foods for Your Brain

Berries and broccoli are brain-boosting superstars. But plenty of foods are bad for your brain, robbing memory and sapping your...


6 Things that Science Says Can Shorten Your Life—and What You Can Do About Them

From how much you exercise to financial stress, these are the factors that can impact your life span.

Do Brain Games Actually Work?

Brain games might have some benefits, but a crossword a day won't necessarily keep the brain doctor away, according to...


15 Things You Didn’t Know Could Slow Down Aging

The fountain of youth just isn't a myth: You can actually delay the aging process with these lifestyle choices.


15 Things to Start Doing at 50 That’ll Save Your Brain at 80

It's never too early—or too late—to safeguard your mind against age-related decline. Here's what you can start doing today.


Here’s Why You Need Humor to Have a Healthy Brain

Here's why more Haha! moments may be even better for human progress than more Aha! moments: Humor activates our brains...


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Why Do We Remember False Information?

This phenomenon could explain why myths like “vaccines cause autism” and “fat in food is bad” stick around


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Is Nature Your Brain’s Miracle Medicine?

Doctors from California to South Korea believe they’ve found the key to our mental health and creativity. The catch: You...


6 Anti-Aging Tips to Keep Your Brain Young

Keep your brain in tip-top shape with these expert tips


9 Important Things Your Brain Fog Is Trying to Tell You

If you've ever felt spaced out, absent-minded, or unable to focus for no clear reason, that's brain fog. Here...


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12 Memory Problems that Look Like Alzheimer’s—But Aren’t

Memory lapses aren't always caused by Alzheimer's. Depression, infections or even vitamin deficiencies may be the reason.

7 Free Brain Games You Haven’t Tried Before

Strengthen your gray matter with these challenges to memory, math skills, and more.


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Quotes to Make You Feel Better About Getting Older

They say with age comes wisdom, kindness, confidence, and ease. Allow these inspiring quotes to keep you focused on the...


15 Signs Your Body Is Aging Faster Than You Are

Have you stopped eating pickles because you can't get the jar open? Are your pants tight in the waist but...


30 Simple Things You Can Do Daily to Boost Your Bones

Building a strong skeleton happens all day. From the best ways to exercise to the top foods you should have...



Simple Rules to Follow if You Want to Live to 100

You might think that reaching the century mark is a long shot, but more and more people are living to...