aging well

Behold, the superager

Some folks stay sharp into their 80s and 90s—and it's not just genetics.

‘A true inspiration’

Despite a string of bad breaks, a Michigan man turns to the gym and a healthy diet to shed nearly 120 pounds and some bad habits.

Does lack of exercise invite dementia?

Being sedentary may make you as vulnerable as those whose genes put them at risk for Alzheimer's.

Quell inflammation with activity bursts

Even just 20 minutes on a treadmill makes a big impact.

The art of aging gracefully

Study: If you're committed to an active lifestyle and healthy eating, those later years could be some of your greatest.

Stop aging declines

Study suggests strength and endurance regimens should start sooner rather than later.

Older runners can maintain their ‘fuel efficiency’

Rate of oxygen consumption differs little between active seniors and younger runners.

Americans living longer and better

Improvements in heart and vision care are likely behind the progress.

Retirement—golden for your health

When people stop working, they sit less, move more and get a better night's sleep.

Fountain of youth for aging muscles

Study found muscle tissues of elderly athletes are more robust and younger than those of non-athletic peers.

Scientists report finding ‘gray hair’ gene

They also identify a gene that influences curliness.

Computer tests predicting dementia risk?

This technology is right on the horizon for those younger than 80.