Living Longer, Living Better

Living longer is both a goal and a reality for many people these days. But we all know that living better is just as important as living longer. Make longer living better living by staying connected to your community, being mindful of your physical and emotional health, and engaging your mind in positive, productive tasks each day.

Jeanette Levellie; photo by Matthew Gilson

Overcoming Her Sugar Addiction Was the Sweetest Victory of All

Accepting that she relied on sweets made her view her love of them differently.

Asparagus for spring

3 Reasons to Love (and Eat More) Asparagus

This vibrant green vegetable is a spring delight.

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Rick Hamlin

After Heart Surgery or a Heart Attack, How to Recover

For cardiac patients, here’s an invaluable gift.

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Wearing sunscreen in winter

Why Wearing Sunscreen Is Important Year-Round

From safety to beauty, there’s no reason not to protect your face from winter’s cool but powerful rays.

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Edward Grinnan and Gracie

How Do You Plan to Connect With Others Over the Holidays?

Social interactions are crucial to our health and happiness, especially during this season.

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Aging with grace

Bible Prayers for Aging with Grace

Each day, finding another chance to grow in faith through love and trust

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Sugar and Alzheimer's

How Cutting Back on Sugar Can Help Fight Alzheimer's

Apparently, a sweet tooth can cause more than cavities.

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4 Ways to Eat Healthy Food for Less Money

Eating fresh, nutrient-rich food doesn’t need to mean spending more at the grocery store.

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Take a positive risk

Post Pandemic: How to Take Risks in a Positive Way

Positive risks are those that do not endanger our safety but urge us to step outside of our comfort zones.

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Getting ready for bed

4 Tips from Sleep Experts on Getting a Better Night's Rest

Start with these “4 Cs” to set yourself up for slumber success.

Happy aging

4 ‘Pillars of Happiness’ for Older Adults

New research points to these factors that predict joy and peace in an older adult’s daily life.

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Edward Grinnan on Alzheimer's vaccine

Would You Take a Vaccine That Prevents Alzheimer’s?

As medical treatment evolves, here are some questions to answer.

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Marion Sheppard

This 74-Year-Old Blind Woman Teaches Dance Classes

Marion Sheppard leans on her faith to encourage and inspire others with disabilities to keep it moving.

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Joan MacDonald Fitness Influencer

This 75-Year-Old Fitness Influencer Has the Secret to Aging Well

Joan MacDonald’s holistic approach to aging well is one we all can follow. 

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Edward Grinnan

Shopping with a List—For the First Time

Maybe it was time to accept that everyone forgets stuff as they age.

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Edward and Gracie in the woods

Why Our Memories Are So Important to Us

An overwhelming response from Guideposts readers about how we remember, how we forget and the enduring presence of God.

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