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.
Adopting healthy habits and behaviors, staying involved in your community, using preventive services, managing health conditions, and understanding all your medications can contribute to a productive and meaningful life.
Long-term care—through in-home assistance, community programs, or residential facilities—enables you to stay active and accomplish everyday tasks.
Millions of older Americans experience abuse, neglect, exploitation, or discrimination each year. Take steps to protect your physical, mental, and financial 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.
Resources to support older adults and their caregivers can vary from state to state. See what is available to you.