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.

How to help your elderly neighbor

A geriatric medicine specialist offers tips on helping older residents through a long winter.

Patient Story

‘It was urgent’

Jim Boismier wasn't especially worried when he underwent heart tests at a care campus near home. But then his doctor identified an obstructed artery.

When work hurts

Learn to recognize overuse and repetitive motion injuries—before they become chronic.

Patient Story

‘I’m not one for being laid up’

New hips—with two different surgery approaches—help a 76-year-old Belding woman spend active time with her grandkids.

Build happy, healthy joints

If you're struggling with joint pain, try an anti-inflammatory diet—and make time for exercise.

Patient Story

‘Eyes on the prize’

Debilitating pain put a damper on Bryan Marquardt's cherished trips to the ice rink. After outpatient hip surgery, he's back in the game.

A lurking liver trouble

About 1 in 4 adults have an abnormal buildup of fat in the liver—and they may not even realize it.

Patient Story

‘This is a love story’

Kay and Ken Huddleston face Alzheimer’s—and still make time for date night.

Patient Story

‘Feels great to be feeling healthy’

Faced with a worsening lung disease, David Ronk wouldn't let age stop him from getting a life-saving transplant.

Fall into fitness

Cooler weather and new routines make autumn a great time for a healthy new beginning.

Tips to reduce breast cancer risk

While you can't control all the factors, you can improve your odds by building a healthy lifestyle.

Patient Story

‘I changed everything, cold turkey’

After a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, Alan Barchett's commitment to diet and lifestyle change has helped him reclaim his health.