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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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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
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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