Aging Well

Aging well is a lifestyle choice we all must make as our bodies grow older. We’ll help you navigate your holistic health care journey with tips, suggestions, age-specific information and health news stories that matter to you.

Plan to rake? Don’t fall into trouble

With these helpful tips, you can avoid the major aches and pains suffered by scores of yard warriors every autumn.

Patient Story

Facing down the fear

For a new Michigan mom, recovery from a bout of back pain meant physical therapy—and a new mindset.

Patient Story

‘Couldn’t have been placed in better hands’

When a cardiac arrest knocked Mark Erickson off his bike, the perfect passerby saved his life.

Patient Story

‘A miracle in the making’

A clinical trial helped quickly match a Michigan man to a lung transplant—and surgeons are hoping he'll be one of many.

An apple a day…

This popular fruit delivers nutrients that boost your immune system, aid weight loss and improve the health of your brain and heart.

Her mission: Keep seniors fall-free

Injuries caused by slips and trips are almost epidemic among older adults, and they are 'absolutely not a natural part of aging.'

Making the leap

Ready to step up your running game? A sports medicine physician has tips to help you meet your new goal.

Patient Story

The art of mechanical medicine

Robot-assisted surgery helps a Newaygo, Michigan, man get back on the move.

Two COVID-19 milestones

Spectrum Health administers 1 million tests and delivers 500,000 vaccines.

‘It continues to throw curve balls’

An infectious disease specialist explains rising cases of COVID-19 and the impact of the delta variant.

Patient Story

Faith in healing

After a long, hard-fought battle with COVID-19, a 69-year-old Michigan man is on the mend.

Ready for the worst, hoping for the best

Younger, unvaccinated people are key factors in the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the hospital, doctors say.