There are several well-known factors that contribute to aging: smoking, stress, sun exposure and genetics, among them. But what you may not realize is what you put on your plate can also cause you to look beyond your year.

A large part of aging gracefully calls for accepting and adapting to our maturing bodies. Let’s face it, the older we get, the more we find ourselves modifying our activities of daily living—including our fitness routine. But, just because we don’t move quite as quickly or have the same stamina and endurance we once did, doesn’t mean it’s time to kick our cross-trainers to the curb and take up residence on the couch.

Experts say you don’t need to fill your bucket list with lofty goals. Aim for achievable goals that are just as fulfilling.

BPPV, a type of vertigo, is easy to diagnose and can be treated with this effective maneuver.

Advance care planning is a process of planning for future medical care in case you are unable to make your own medical decisions. It means preparing for a sudden or unexpected illness from which you expect to recover, as well as the dying process, and ultimately death.

From common illnesses like the flu to lesser-known names like pertussis (a.k.a. whooping cough), keeping up with recommended vaccinations not only protects your healthy, but it could save the lives of your loved ones. 

More seniors are coming out of retirement to re-join the working world. Some just can’t handle the boredom of retirement. But they may find it’s not the same as the first go-around. There are many new aspects to factor in.