• By AARP   -   Jan 5, 2019

    LIVE LONGER, PREVENT DISEASE, FEEL HAPPIER AFTER 50

    If you're ready to make some positive health changes in 2019, consider this your ultimate resolution checklist.... Bookmark this article,...

  • By AARP   -   Jan 5, 2019

    FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ENACTS LAW THAT FIGHTS ALZHEIMER'S

    New law takes a public health approach to early detection, treatment and more... Getty Images... The federal government will invest...

    Alzheimer
  • By AARP   -   Jan 5, 2019

    HOW FASTING CAN HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT

    So you've gained a few pounds over the holidays .... One of the trendiest ways to burn those fat reserves now involves both eating...

  • By AARP   -   Jan 5, 2019

    HEALTH CARE EXPENSES A MAJOR CONCERN AMONG PRE-MEDICARE ADULTS

    More than two-thirds of Americans between the ages of 50 and 64 are concerned that the health insurance they rely on might change because...

  • By AARP   -   Jan 5, 2019

    HOW TO CHOOSE BETWEEN A LOW-CARB AND A LOW-FAT DIET

    Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas?... If you're planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you're sure to find...

    Plan, Diet
  • By AARP   -   Jan 5, 2019

    PREVENT EYE INJURIES WITH PROTECTIVE EYEWEAR

    How to prevent eye injuries when you're playing pickleball, tennis and more... A basketball player grabs a rebound.... A tennis lover...

    Eye
  • By AARP   -   Jan 5, 2019

    CHOOSE THE BEST CONTACT LENSES FOR YOUR EYESIGHT

    Sarah Peng/AARP... If you tried contact lenses years ago and disliked them, it may be time to take another look.... Contacts not only...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 30, 2018

    SHINGLES VACCINE SHORTAGE MAY LAST LONGER THAN EXPECTED

    En español | Planning to get the super-effective Shingrix vaccine sometime soon?... You may be out of luck.... That's because a nationwide...

    Vaccination, Plan
  • By AARP   -   Dec 30, 2018

    USE THESE 4 HIP EXERCISES TO STRENGTHEN YOUR MUSCLES

    To help avoid a joint replacement, use these drills to build your strength... The glute bridge exercise is one method of managing hip...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 30, 2018

    EATING A MEDITERRANEAN DIET DECREASES HEART DISEASE RISK

    Once again, your mother was right.... You really do need to eat your vegetables.... And while you are at it, put down the bacon and...

    Diet
  • By AARP   -   Dec 11, 2018

    BREAKING THE MYTHS ABOUT GRUMPY OLD MEN

    Who you calling irritable?... How to know if a bad mood is bad for your health, or just par for the course... Reach a certain age,...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 11, 2018

    HEALTH COSTS RISE BUT AT LOWER RATE THAN IN RECENT YEARS

    The nation's health care tab hit $3.5 trillion last year, or $10,739 per person, according to the government.... But behind those staggering...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 11, 2018

    THE METABOLISM MYTH: WHY EXERCISE ALONE WON'T HELP WEIGHT LOSS

    In Tanzania, members of the Hadza tribe hunt their food with simple tools and build their huts from mud; working day and night for...

    Food
  • By AARP   -   Dec 11, 2018

    CALIFORNIA TOWN USES REMINISCE THERAPY TO HELP DEMENTIA SUFFERERS

    Teresa Pascual celebrates her 100th birthday at Rosie's Diner, where people with dementia can gather for a dose of reminiscence therapy.......

  • By AARP   -   Dec 8, 2018

    3 WAYS TO PRACTICE YOGA WITHOUT EVER DOING A DOWNWARD DOG

    Three ways to use yoga's mindfulness to conquer everyday stress... Getty Images... Many don't know that there is more to a yoga practice...

    Stress
  • By AARP   -   Dec 8, 2018

    MORE BEEF RECALLED DUE TO SALMONELLA CONCERNS

    EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images... An Arizona company is expanding the scope of its recall of raw beef that could be contaminated...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 8, 2018

    PEOPLE ARE SKIPPING FLU VACCINES THIS YEAR

    Karl Tapales/Getty Images... On the heels of the worst flu outbreak in the country in decades, 2 in 5 adult Americans do not plan to...

    Plan, Vaccination, Flu
  • By AARP   -   Dec 8, 2018

    WHY YOUR HEAD HURTS

    From medications to sleep patterns and even the weather, a number of surprising factors can trigger pain in your head... Sarah Peng/AARP......

    Sleep
  • By AARP   -   Dec 8, 2018

    WHEN DOES MEDICARE ENROLLMENT END?

    Getty Images... Medicare's 60 million beneficiaries have until midnight on Friday to decide if they want to remain with their current...

  • By AARP   -   Dec 5, 2018

    LIGHT POLLUTION TIED TO INSOMNIA IN OLDER ADULTS

    Researchers find that the greater the intensity of nighttime exposure, the higher the likelihood of drug use for sleeplessness... Getty...

    Pollution, Drugs