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aging well

Does human life span really have a limit?

Longevity pioneers lucky enough to make it past the perilous 70s, 80s and 90s could potentially live well into their 110s, if fortune remains on their side.

Walk briskly to a longer life

Taking a daily stroll at an average or fast pace is associated with a significantly reduced risk of cardiovascular disease.

How much exercise helps the aging brain?

Ultimately, any activity is beneficial to thinking skills. The key is to keep moving.

Exercise an antidote for aging

Strong evidence encouraging people to commit to regular exercise is a viable solution to living healthier.

Get busy living

Your attitude about aging might affect your odds for developing dementia.

Winter temps raise health risks for seniors

Even inside temperatures of 60 to 65 degrees can put older adults at risk for hypothermia.

How resilient are your brain connections?

Certain pieces of brain structure may make some people less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

The health risks of long work weeks

Too much overtime may pose a threat to your heart.

Is dementia declining among older Americans?

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend.

Too much TV could cost you your mobility

Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability.

Lower blood pressure best for seniors’ minds

Study finds that the higher the systolic number, the more cognitive test scores declined.