Aging Well

exercise is medicine February 19, 2018

A new, important vital sign: exercise

Exercise initiative seeks to make movement a part of prescribing process.

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Aging Well Fitness

healthy lifestyle habits January 11, 2018

4 healthy lifestyle habits you need to adopt (based on Vanderbilt research)

These four habits are the best for preventing serious health problems, such as heart disease and diabetes.

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Aging Well Prevention Sleep Smoking Weight Management

prevent medication errors January 8, 2018

How to prevent medication errors at home for seniors

Many poisoning cases in the elderly involve medications. Here's how to prevent problems.

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Aging Well Caregivers Prevention

exercise and arthritis December 14, 2017

Exercise and arthritis: Keep moving to keep joints happier

Exercise and arthritis are not mutually exclusive. In fact, regular moderate exercise can help ease arthritis pain.

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Aging Well Fitness

urinary tract infection treatments November 29, 2017

Urinary tract infections: Your questions answered by a nurse practitioner

Symptoms can mean different things for women and men. Here's how these infections are diagnosed and treated.

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Aging Well Women's Health

Alzheimer's prevention November 13, 2017

What you can do now to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s later

Alzheimer’s is not a part of growing old. There is no cure for the disease once you have it, but evidence shows that a healthy lifestyle will reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer’s later in life.

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Aging Well Brain & Memory Prevention

caregiver legal documents October 25, 2017

4 legal documents every family caregiver needs

Having these documents in order will help make caregiving easier for the responsible family member.

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Aging Well Caregivers

Caring for aging parents October 11, 2017

Caring for aging parents

These talks can be tough, but they make decision making easier in the long run.

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Aging Well Caregivers

exercise and fitness goals October 9, 2017

Fitness goals can take many forms

Here's how to leverage the many benefits of physical activity.

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Aging Well Fitness