As you age, you may find that you have a harder time shedding those unwanted pounds than you did when you were younger. Seniors do face some added challenges when it comes to losing weight, but it’s definitely not impossible — just make sure you keep these five tips in mind:
People age 65 and older are much more likely than younger people to suffer a heart attack, to have a stroke, or to develop coronary heart disease (commonly called heart disease) and heart failure. Heart disease is also a major cause of disability, limiting the activity and eroding the quality of life of millions of older people.
Regular exercise and an active lifestyle for seniors provides a variety of health benefits that extend beyond the obvious, including improvements in blood pressure, diabetes, lipid profile, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and neurocognitive function.
Every January, countless people resolve to get healthier in the new year. Often, these resolutions come with intense exercise goals or diet restrictions – and unrealistic goals that inherently make such resolutions short-lived. If you’re looking to make 2022 a healthier year, we recommend adopting a strategy that will help you maintain your health (and motivation!) for months to come.
We’ve known the benefits of staying healthy for a long time, however it’s not always easy. Start by incorporating these simple tips into your day and feel great for years to come!
The connection between seniors and loneliness has been talked about for years, but recent studies on the subject have found that more than 40 percent of seniors experience loneliness on a regular basis and that loneliness and isolation are slowly becoming a public health crisis.
No matter your age, it’s important to take care of your body and prevent illness. Here are ways seniors can stay healthy all year.
It is true that many senior citizens are more susceptible to illness because of their advanced age. Even though there are many seniors who maintain a healthy weight, some still experience illnesses and other health problems due to obesity. The following few tips are aimed at helping you achieve healthy aging for seniors.
People’s health in their 70s varies a lot. Some people are completely healthy while others have multiple illnesses. No matter what your condition, there is a lot you can do to improve your health, prevent illnesses and keep your brain sharp.
In the last census baby boomers, those 65+, accounted for 13% of the population. This age group grew at a faster rate than the population under age 45, and it’s clear that the US is an aging population. Happily, aging is different now than it was for our parents and grandparents. Today, there are more people living longer than at any other time in history.
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