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Today senior citizens are living longer than ever before. With properly maintaining your health, adults can be expected to easily live into their 80’s. And in most cases, senior citizens can enjoy a healthy life well into their later years. You may be asking how can seniors live longer today? With proper care and maintaining a healthy outlook, it can be done!
Over the past several centuries advances have been made in medicine and health care for senior citizens. Health professionals and researchers have made recommendations in the areas of nutrition, exercise, and others, in order for senior citizens to be healthier as they age. We have taken these helpful hints, as well as some ideas we have come up with, and passed them along to senior citizens in our area.
In the past as people age, they found themselves being less active and not being picky about what they ate. Retired people thought that since they have been active with work, family, and other activities when they were younger, that they could just sit back and not be as active. Unfortunately, medical professionals found that by not being active was detrimental to your physical and mental health. As we age, we start having health problems with heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, respiratory difficulties and loss of memory function.
While we can’t guarantee that you won’t be afflicted by these issues, it is our recommendation to go on the attack and try to stop them before they start. By watching your diet to ensure that you are getting the vitamins and nutrients that you need, you can slow down some of these health problems. We also suggest being active, and not just spending all of your time sitting in your easy chair. Get out for a walk, jog, play a sport or any other activity that will get you moving. And, most important is to see your doctor for regular medical checkups.
We have a number of free programs that can help you stay young and feel young. Check us out!