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.

Top stories of 2021

Find inspiration in these stories of hope and resilience.

Keep workouts hot, even in winter

Indoor fitness routines—and some outdoor, too—can help you stay in shape when the snow flies.

Soup-er satisfying

A dietitian offers 4 reasons to put the familiar comfort food on your menu.

Patient Story

‘Happy hermit’ rides again

A stroke suspended Gray Rushin’s cross-country bicycle journey with 1,700 miles to go. Two years later, he returned to Michigan to finish the trip.

Patient Story

‘A wonderful journey’

A double lung transplant renewed a Michigan man's life—and filled him with immense gratitude.

Patient Story

‘We’re the colonoscopy couple’

Zeeland husband and wife double down on cancer prevention.

Patient Story

‘Living their best lives’

Timely surgery gives Kody Brant, born with a rare liver disease, a chance for a normal childhood.

The joy of rest

You need regular breaks in your workout routine so your body can heal, rebuild and grow stronger.

Patient Story

‘This is a miracle’

Lou Coleman suffered worsening symptoms of Parkinson’s for years—and then doctors offered a life-changing treatment.

Love those grainy days

Oats, brown rice, quinoa and other whole grains help with heart health.

Patient Story

A new inspiration

After emergency care pinpointed an embolism and severe clotting, David Bell has committed himself to regular checkups and a healthier lifestyle.

New rules for colonoscopy

With cancer rates rising among younger people, experts urge screening to start at age 45.