Most people talk about retirement as a shiny, sunny chapter of your life in which you no longer have to clock into work, answer to a boss, or spend 40 hours a week working for The Man. For many retirees, however, retirement turns out to be less pleasant than they expected.
Activity is an integral part of our lives. Every day we participate in different kinds of activities including self-care, leisure activities, and household chores, etc. Proper arrangement of activities becomes more important when elders have more leisure time after retirement.
Preventive services are important for everyone, especially for older adults. This is because your risk for health problems increases as you age. By preventing problems, or identifying them early, you are more likely to live a longer, healthier, and more satisfying life.
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.
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