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It's not your imagination: you're a little more clumsy and, yes, your joints do hurt more after a rigorous workout - or even a brisk walk! Not to mention that it's been a while since you lost any weight - though you can't say the reverse is true. Life (Part 2) looks at what happens to our bodies as we age and what modern medicine and we can - and can't - do it about it.

Martha Stewart
Season 2 Episode

Is your body falling apart?  What actually happens as you age?

Ethnicity
Season 2 Episode

Getting older in Multi-Cultural America. 

Boomer Belly Panel
Season 2 Episode

Why does the bathroom scale go up with your age?

Brain Exercise
Season 2 Episode

As your brain gets older, can you make it sharper?

Dancing with Doctors
Season 2 Episode

Are doctors difficult-or is it you? Getting what you want-and need-from doctors...

Dick Cavett
Season 1 Episode

This time-challenged comedian doesn't feel 70.

Marilyn French
Season 1 Episode

Author Marilyn French "considers the alternative" to aging.

The Aging Brain
Season 1 Episode

Memory, Alzheimer's, and the need to teach that old dog new tricks.

Column

I've already broken all my new year's resolutions, and feel much the better for it. They were the usual narrow promises, made under family duress, concerning food, drink, exercise, and being nice...

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Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday, all of the good f-words - food, family, friends - and none of the obscene g-words - guilt, greed - that crop up at Christmas. This Thanksgiving,...

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Since late January, my first stop in the Sunday New York Times has been Michael Winerip's GenerationB column in the Styles Section. In a mere eight months, Mike, an old colleague from the...

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Can we slow down the frailty that is part of aging?

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When do family ties create unhealthy isolation for elders?