Along with savoring a lifetime of cherished memories, experience lends unique perspective on life challenges - about which many pampered 20-somethings haven't got a clue.
Yet aging also results in a roller coaster ride of aches and pains, and other new challenges to our physical, mental and emotional health.
At around age 40 (ask anyone with bifocals) the gradual slide into the golden years is marked by increasing demands on our attention to our health and well-being.
Slowly stepping away from the coffee and jelly donuts is one way to begin.
As a sedentary lifestyle can even lay low the young among us, a calorie conscious diet and regular exercise are two issues that should be given special consideration, especially for those of us who want to remain active. Exercise will not only make you feel better but can help ward off serious bouts with diabetes and heart disease
Just up ahead, find out more at top sites elsewhere offering health tips, medical information, stress management, and more reliable information for active seniors who want to live about living longer, healthier and happier.
More about health, exercise and diet for seniors around the Web:
Association of Retired Persons (AARP) - Health - Although the
AARP has lowered their age limit to 50, the concerns that
are addressed are relevant to seniors at any age with feature
articles, sections devoted to diet, stress management, health
and prevention and more together with very active message boards
to exchange views and advice.
SeniorMag - Not focused specifically on health issues, but covers the topic
ElderNet - Health
- This one has information for 50+ "elderly" but
the information does seem truly geared to those senior issues
that come with a longer life span. Good info on finding a
doctor with experience in elder care.
information is intended as reference and not as medical advice.
All treatment decisions should be made by medical professionals.