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How to achieve healthy aging

How to achieve healthy aging

Healthy aging is an annual health observance designed to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older. According to creator and director of Healthy Aging®, Carolyn Worthington,  it is about providing inspiration and practical ideas for adults, ages 45-plus, to improve their physical, mental, social and financial well-being. The National Institute on Aging at NIH promotes Go4Life Month, with its theme being Get Motivated! Get Moving! Go4Life! , working to emphasize the importance of regular physical activity as a key component…

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Move More and Sit Less

Move More and Sit Less

No matter what age you are, becoming more physically active will provide the means to a healthier lifestyle. Time to get started; April is National Move More Month. Bottom line, you’re never too old to exercise. A March 2019 JAMA article, “Light Physical Activity and Incident Coronary Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Among Older Women—A Call for Action,” by Gregory W. Heath, DHSc, MPH1 indicates that even light physical activity is associated with a decreased risk of coronary heart disease and improved…

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