aging

An 85-year-old tells us what’s on her mind

We asked 4 women from different generations what they’re thinking. Here’s what they said.

This new book wants to help women find joy late in life. But it isn’t quite up the challenge.

The author’s habit of using ‘we’ clumps together all women’s responses to aging and illness

Heard of the ‘Golden Girls’ trend? It’s how some women are fighting isolation as they age.

Moving in with a roommate in a walkable area can be financially and socially positive

After lung cancer surgery, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital

Doctors said there was ‘no evidence of any remaining disease elsewhere in the body’

My mother may have lost her memory, but I can still feel her love

When you are loved so much for so long, the love left behind can outlast memory

My fertility is declining. My daughter’s is ramping up. Our changing bodies provide common ground.

‘I feel luckier than many moms and teens’

I’m a 37-year-old caring for my grandfather with Alzheimer’s. Here’s how I explain that on first dates.

Over the past several years, I have gained a fair amount of practice

Sometimes, it’s nice to be alone. Here’s how cartoonist Dami Lee spends time with herself.

An excerpt from ‘Be Everything At Once’

New studies look at why and how Alzheimer’s disproportionately affects women

A woman’s reproductive history may predict her risk for the disease

How a historian turned artist discovered it’s never too late to start over

Nell Painter went back to school at 64