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Introduction To Healthy Living

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An Introduction to living well.

An Introduction to living well.


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  • 1. Healthy Living Aging well in a changing society
  • 2. 6 ways to age well
    • physical
    • social
    • vocational
    • spiritual
    • intellectual
    • emotional
  • 3. “ Normal Aging”
    • Brain
    • Heart & Lungs
    • Kidneys & Bladder
    • Body fat
    • Skin & hair
    • Muscles and bones
    • Eyes and ears
    • Immune system
    http://www.womenshealth.gov/pub/the-healthy-woman/index.cfm
  • 4. Wow, What can I do?
  • 5. Bone Health
    • Calcium (1200 mg) & Vitamin D (400 – 600 IU) daily
    • Weight bearing activity 3+ week
    • Strength training exercise 2+ week
    • Flexibility work 3+ week
    • Limit alcohol and don’t smoke
  • 6. Brain health
    • Lower cholesterol & high blood pressure
    • Healthy weight
    • Control diabetes
    • Don’t smoke
    • Exercise
    • Remain social
    • Stay connected
    • Read, puzzles, games and learning
    • Watch for changes in mental health
  • 7. Body Health
    • Maintain good diet with fiber & liquids
    • Exercise
    • Watch your meds
    • Talk to your doctor about changes from aging
    • Keep wellness diary
  • 8. Summary
    • Keep active physically & mentally
    • Maintain balanced diet with fruits, veggies, fiber and lots of water
    • Minimal alcohol use and quit smoking
    • Control chronic diseases
    • Take medicines as directed
    • Keep in touch with family, friends & doctor