Making New Year’s resolutions to eat better, exercise, watch your weight, see your healthcare provider regularly, or quit smoking once and for all can help you get healthier and feel better for many more years to come. The American Geriatrics Society’s Health in Aging Foundation recommends these top 10 healthy New Year’s resolutions for older adults to help achieve your goal of becoming and staying healthy.

Joy to the world! ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Festive music fills the air; holiday cheer abounds. Everyone is happy at holiday time — right? Wrong. Truth be told, many people feel lonely, sad, anxious and depressed at this time of year. How can this be? And what can you do to overcome the holiday blues?

The holidays can be a magical time of year, but they’re even more so when the grandkids are involved! Whether you get to spend every holiday with your grandchildren or wait your turn among family obligations, you want to make sure that every moment you spend with your grandkids this season is special.

Will you be babysitting grandchildren a lot during their Christmas break? Are you looking for ways to have fun on a limited budget? Will great-grandma and great-grandpa be around too? Here are some ways to incorporate all that and more!

Baking dozens of cookies and buying everyone gifts is the fun part, but with every Christmas season, a bunch of cleaning tasks must be tackled too, from handling detritus in the kitchen to picking up pine needles in the living room. Searching for quick and easy solutions for de-griming all those parts of the house? Look no further than these five genius suggestions from Real Simple editors and experts to make those holiday chores more manageable (and keep you from acting like the Grinch).

With all of the decorations, shopping, parties, and fun coming up with the holiday season, it’s important to be safe while also having fun. The best suggestion for home safety during the holidays, as well as the rest of the year, is to have a monitored security system, but there are several other things you can do to help keep your home and family safe.

Grandparents, you are so much more than an occasional babysitter. You teach your grandchildren without even seeming like you are, and your wisdom is soaked up better than any lecture from a parent. You may not realize just how profoundly you affect your grandchildren. To keep your connection with them, read on for 14 traditions you can start with your grandchildren.