Looking after both mind and body as you get older
Exercise and healthy eating
It is often difficult to fit exercise into a busy lifestyle but it is important to stay active as you get older.
- Exercise can help with mobility, flexibility and balance in older adults.
- If you find it difficult to stay motivated then try focusing on short-term goals.
- Eating well is vital to everyone regardless of age.
- The choices we make with our daily food intake can make an important difference to how we feel.
Exercise for your mind
Keeping the mind active is as important as keeping the body active as you get older.
There are plenty fun of ways to do this like puzzles, reading, hobbies, playing games or learn a new skill. As the old saying goes “use it or lose it” which is often used when referring to the mind as you get older .
The purpose of this page is offer an opportunity for everyone to talk about keeping fit and healthy.