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.

Patient Story

‘So glad I am still around’

When long-lasting effects of COVID-19 made it impossible to breathe, this 69-year-old gardener found hope in lung transplantation.

Enjoy sports at any age—safely

Adult sports are great exercise and loads of fun, but take proper precautions to lower the risk of injury.

Don’t forget your flu shot

Although overshadowed by COVID-19, influenza is still circulating and can cause serious illness.

Patient Story

‘It gives people hope’

A man with ALS welcomes the chance to take part in a clinical trial that aims to speed up the development of new treatments.

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

‘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.