People in the U.S. are living longer than ever before. Many seniors live active and healthy lives. But there's no getting around one thing: as we age, our bodies and minds change.

Aging - US Dept. of Health & Human Services

More than 10,000 people turn 65 every day in the United States, and people are living longer, healthier lives.

American Academy of Family Physicians

The American Academy of Family Physicians offers good health habits at age 60 and beyond.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC's Healthy Aging Program serves as the focal point for efforts to promote the health and quality of life of older Americans. Located within CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, the Program focuses primarily on adults age 50 or older. provides tips on protecting your health as you grow older.

Some factors that affect your health are outside of your control, such as your family history of certain diseases. However, many important risk factors are within your power to change, through steps such as quitting smoking and exercising regularly.

JAMA Patient Page

It is predicted that by 2030 about 20% of the US population will consist of persons aged 65 and older, and up to 25% in some states.

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