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Age Like a Former Athlete

Even a few hours of walking, jogging or cycling each week may help keep us in peak shape in old age.

‘Just Use the China’ or ‘Call 1-800-Got-Junk’: Readers on Inheriting Keepsakes

Times readers debated the process of deciding which heirlooms parents should pass down to their children, and what to do when the children say no thanks.

What Happens to Creativity as We Age?

When we’re older, we know more. But that’s not always an advantage.

Aging Parents With Lots of Stuff, and Children Who Don’t Want It

How to dispose of a lifetime of memories and keepsakes? These days, it pays to ask a professional, not your heirs.

Inspired by ‘Love Birds’ in Their 90s

Readers respond on social media to the Vows column about how a nonagenarian couple fell in love and married.

Stop Treating 70- and 90-Year-Olds the Same

Human diversity reaches its apex in old age, but health care doesn’t reflect that.

She Just Won 3 Gold Medals for Her Swimming. She’s Only 73.

Amateur athletes who compete on the senior circuit share workout advice and their personal regimens in a documentary film.

She’s 98. He’s 94. They Met at the Gym.

“Age doesn’t mean a damn thing to me or to Gert,” the groom said. “We don’t see it as a barrier. We still do what we want to do in life.”

2 Senators Question Effects of a Reverse Mortgage Proposal

They worry that a small wording change in a budget request might increase the chances of surviving spouses losing their homes.

Tai Chi May Help Prevent Falls

The Chinese martial art improved balance in older men and women.