You’re never too old for a challenge. Physically and mentally demanding activities do wonders for the health of people of all ages.
Research shows active lifestyles - keeping up strength, endurance, balance, and agility (mental and physical) - can lessen challenges associated with increased age.
Active aging tips
Active aging is not about forcing exercise or exercising excessively. The only rules for active aging is to stay active in body and mind as much as possible, to the best of your ability.
Review daily habits and find ways to increase time outdoors
Increase physical activity
Active aging is the best way to age
Aging should not be a negative experience. There will be physical and financial limitations, but there are easy ways to make the most of it and be happy.
Life is not over when you reach a milestone birthday. Active aging is a strategy to keep youfeeling good year after year by filling your days with activities for your brain and body.
Ask your health care provider about the best ways to support your well-being physically, emotionally, and socially. Talk to them about your goals and your idea of well-being. Active aging is highly individualized.