U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
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More than 10,000 people turn 65 every day in the United States, and people are living longer, healthier lives. Healthy lifestyles, planning for retirement, and knowing your options for health care and long-term care are more important than ever before.

Healthy Aging

Adopting healthy eating habits and behaviors as well as staying involved in your community contribute to a long, productive, and meaningful life.

Health Issues

Using preventive services, managing your health conditions, and understanding your medications all contribute to an increased quality of life.

Long-Term Care

Long-term care—through in-home assistance, community programs, or residential facilities—enables you to stay active and accomplish everyday tasks.

Elder Justice

Millions of older Americans experience abuse, neglect, exploitation, or discrimination each year. Take steps to protect your physical, mental, and financial security.


Retirement Planning & Security

It's important to plan for retirement so that you can enjoy financial security later in life without the risk of outliving your assets.


State Resources

Resources to support older adults and their caregivers can vary from state to state. See what is available to you.


Content created by Digital Communications Division (DCD)
Content last reviewed on July 10, 2015