Expert Tips and Advice for Aging Well

Medications can have a variety of side effects that affect people in different ways, including increasing the risk of falls.
The Providence Institute for a Healthier Community is offering a Senior Fall Prevention seminar at the Everett Family YMCA. Join us for an enlightening one-hour seminar designed to provide vital infor
It can be difficult to start a conversation about end-of-life care, but it’s important to talk to your loved ones about creating an advance directive.
Aging at home can be challenging. Find out how you can overcome home health care obstacles by planning ahead.
Providence helps older adults build long-term care plans that are right for them as they age.
“Aging in place” means staying at your home as you grow older. Learn how to stay healthy as you age and how you can plan for staying at home.
Advance care directives outline your wishes for end-of-life medical care when you’re unable to speak for yourself.
In Humboldt County, Calif., palliative care is now available to patients at home thanks to a partnership between Providence and Hospice of Humboldt.
A new blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease is on the horizon, and recent research shows how you can lower your risk for the disease.
Changes that come with retirement and aging can impact mental wellness. Learn how to set goals that help you stay more motivated, engaged and happy.
With simple, adaptable lifestyle choices and habits, you can pave the way for a healthier aging journey.
Providence experts explain how metabolism changes over time for women, why it changes and what you can do to stay healthy and fit.
Is red wine healthy? Can you drink more as you get older? We’ve debunked a few common myths about alcohol and what you should know as you age.
Aging can cause many changes to your eyes, including cataracts and glaucoma. Learn how to prevent and protect your eyes from vision loss.
Medicare recipients qualify for an annual exam designed to enhance health and quality of life.
Hysterectomies are common and often associated with menopause, but they can increase aging and risks for age-related conditions. Learn more.
The PREVENTION Trial at Providence looks at the effects of healthy lifestyle changes combined with brain exercises to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more.
Your eyes and vision change as you age. Learn more about how the Providence team of eye specialists can help protect your eye health and sight with regular exams.
Join us for our Fall 2021 virtual comprehensive training course to prepare people who are interested in becoming hospice volunteers.
Learn about diverticular disease and how colorectal surgery from Providence helped one diverticulitis patient eliminate the pain she'd lived with for months.
Up-to-date vaccines and annual physical exams help people over 50 protect their health and their communities.
Providence shares research that shows regular meditation practice improves memory and concentration in older adults and reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Learn if you may be at risk for cirrhosis and the lifestyle changes you can make to prevent this serious condition.
Learn how Providence’s partnership with City of Hope helped a patient reduce his commute and spend more time doing what he loves.
Learn if you may be at risk for fatty liver disease and the lifestyle changes you can make to prevent this serious condition.
Learn how Providence uses cutting-edge deep brain stimulation (DBS) to treat essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease, giving patients a new lease on life.
Older adults are among the most resilient people, which has paid off during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how to build resilience in your own life.
Dark circles under the eyes are more a nuisance than a health issue. Learn about the common causes for dark circles and the many ways to treat them.