mental health

Live Q&A on Coronavirus: Life Beyond the Pandemic
Two years of living through a pandemic has taken a toll on Americans' mental health, especially older adults who tend to get more seriously ill from COVID-19.
Live Q&A on Coronavirus: Omicron, Vaccines and Mental Wellness
COVID anxiety and fatigue have taken a toll on the mental health of millions of Americans.
American families have been accumulating debt at a rapid pace over the past two decades, with the debt level nearly doubling. Yet family incomes have not kept pace. As a result, the long-term retirement security of many families is at risk.
A bicycle parked on a sidewalk against a wall
Cycling has soared in popularity during the pandemic, and research has found it can be good for both your brain and your body.
Rear view of a male hiker standing and looking at mountains
Staying Sharp’s Building Resilience Challenge offers practical techniques and tips on building resilience in the face of life stressors.
A man and his female caregiver standing behind him
A global pandemic significantly added more anxiety, depression, fatigue and loneliness to an already difficult task for caregivers, a study found.
A woman looking out the window of a building
As pandemic-related stress drags on, a new poll suggests that health care providers need to check on the mental health of their patients older than 50.
A cat peeking out of a box it is hiding in
Cat videos offer a veritable Meow Mix of mental health benefits, from improving your mood to reducing anxiety. Here’s why onscreen cats are good for you.
A group of women smiling together after finishing a breast cancer awareness race
The U.S. now has about 17 million cancer survivors. So what can they do to stay healthy, both mentally and physically, as they age?
The coronavirus pandemic dominated our Thinking Policy blog in 2020, just as it dominated everyone’s lives.
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