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Keys to Embracing Aging. May You Make it to a Healthy 100!. Establishing healthy lifestyle behaviors throughout your life influences optimal aging. Attitude is Everything Eating Healthy Get Fit Brain Health Be Social Tune-in to the Times. Stay Safe Know Your Numbers Manage Your Stress

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Keys to embracing aging

Keys to Embracing Aging


May you make it to a healthy 100

May You Make it to a Healthy 100!


Establishing healthy lifestyle behaviors throughout your life influences optimal aging

Establishing healthy lifestyle behaviors throughout your life influences optimal aging

  • Attitude is Everything

  • Eating Healthy

  • Get Fit

  • Brain Health

  • Be Social

  • Tune-in to the Times

  • Stay Safe

  • Know Your Numbers

  • Manage Your Stress

  • Financial Affairs

  • Sleep Tight

  • Take Time for You


Attitude is everything

Attitude is Everything

  • Accept change

  • Get over negative stereotypes

  • Watch out for depression

  • Do things that make you happy


Get fit physical activity and exercise

Get Fit: Physical Activity and Exercise

  • Four Types of Exercise

    • Balance

    • Endurance

    • Strength Training

    • Flexibility/Stretching

  • Amount of Exercise

    • 150 Minutes of exercise per week (minimum)


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Get Fit: Physical Activity and Exercise

Ways to Include Physical Activity in your Life

  • Make it a priority

  • Make it easy

  • Make it social

  • Make it interesting

  • Make it fun

  • Make it an active decision—Exercise doesn’t just happen, you have to make it happen


Brain health

Brain Health

  • Being Social

  • Mental Stimulation

  • Physical Activity

  • Nutrition

  • Sleep


Be social

Be Social

  • Meaningful Relationships, Social Experiences, and Activities

  • Staying Connected to the World by Tuning in to the Times


Tune in to the time

Tune in to the Time


Practice being safe

Practice Being Safe

  • Home Security

  • Medication Literacy

  • Exercise

  • Fall Avoidance

  • Travel Safety

  • Cons and Scams


Know your numbers

Know your Numbers

  • Cholesterol

  • Triglycerides

  • Blood Pressure

  • Blood Sugar

  • BMI (Body Mass Index)

  • Waist Circumstance

  • Minutes of Physical Activity


Manage your stress

Manage Your Stress

Change the situation

  • Avoid the stressor.

  • Alter the stressor.

    Change your reaction

  • Accept the stressor.

  • Adapt to the stressor.


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Manage Your Stress

  • Identify Stress in your life

    • Good Stress vs. Bad Stress

  • Healthy Ways to Manage Stress

    • Avoid unnecessary stress

    • Alter the situation

    • Adapt to the stressor

    • Accept the things you can not change

    • Make time for you

    • Adopt a healthy lifestyle


Basic financial affairs

Basic Financial Affairs

  • Budget Development

  • Money Management

  • Wise Use of Credit

  • Consumer Protection

  • Saving Goals


Sleep tight

Sleep Tight

Sleep is Important:

  • Learning and Memory

  • Metabolism and Weight

  • Safety

  • Mood

  • Heart Health

  • Disease Prevention


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Sleep Tight

Recommendations to Help you Sleep:

  • Use your bed for sleep and sex only

  • Restrict time in bed if time spent in bed is lying awake

  • Exercise in the afternoon… or early evening…not within a few hours of bedtime

  • Avoid caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol at least 3-4 hours before going to bed

  • Try to go to bed at the same time every night…and wake up at the same time every morning

  • Keep in mind that daytime naps affect nighttime sleep.


Take time for you

Take Time for You

  • Find things that are Important

  • Make a bucket list

  • Make a plan

  • Be Passionate

  • Take at least 10 minutes a day for you


Aging is an inevitable process

Aging is an inevitable process…

But by embracing a healthy lifestyle throughout life you will have a greater ability to engineer a positive approach to the aging process.


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