Taking Part in Activities you Enjoy as you Age

Taking Part in Activities you Enjoy as you Age

There are plenty of things you can do in daily life that help boost your health as you age. Some may find interests in maintaining a healthy diet and exercising. But many don't realize that participating in social and other activities you enjoy can also help support healthy aging as well.

Benefits of an Active Lifestyle

Research shows that older adults with an active lifestyle:

  • Are happier and less depressed
  • Have a longer lifespan
  • Are less likely to develop certain diseases
  • May be able to improve their thinking abilities

Some Activities to consider:

  • Reading & Writing
  • Cooking & Baking
  • Volunteering
  • Music & Dancing

Also, it is found to be extremely beneficial to Connect with Family and Friends. Simple things such as trying restaurants with loved ones, traveling with friends and even playing games online with friends and/or family can aid in supporting healthy aging.


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