En español | You know all those fears you have about aging? Here's a reality check. Aging is not only slow; it's often imperceptible from year to year. "The natural aging process is a relatively minor process until the ninth or 10th decade," says Larry Matson, Ed.D., coauthor with Donald M. Vickery, M.D., of Live Young, Think Young, Be Young … at Any Age.
With our three AARP "What to Expect" guides (about being in your 50s, 60s and 70s-plus) you'll learn how to, among other things ... save your skin, keep your heart strong, preserve your senses, motivate your metabolism, bone up for good health, improve your sex life, ramp up your immunity, take fewer nighttime trips (to the bathroom), stay sharp and — most importantly — be happy. At every age!
You may notice subtle (unwanted) changes, especially in your metabolism and skin. But you'll hopefully experience improvements too, such as fewer allergies, better sex and a more positive outlook on life. Read
Being 60-something isn't as old as it used to be. And staying mentally and physically active can help keep you both fit and young at heart. (By the way, an older heart really can pump as well as a youthful one.) Read