Speaking of walking, before many of us can contemplate a brisk walk, we need to first address the various problems we have with our feet. Whether it’s dry skin, painful toes or weak ankles, getting older almost inevitably means dealing with foot discomfort. And it’s not your imagination-it’s the thousands of miles of walking, weight bearing and foot crunching in improper shoes that’s likely led to your problems. Over at Healthinaging.org, take a peak at their general overview of foot anatomy and typical foot problems we develop as we age. For more specific info about the various feet ailments that may afflict you, and what you can do in response, Read Here. Finally, some of us have been driven to seeking out orthopedic shoes, and even custom orthopedic shoes, as a way to try to walk comfortably. For a humorous take on this search, read about the experience of writer Joyce Wadler Here.