Seniors who are 85 and older are the most high-risk group for COVID-19, and for that reason, families and caregivers have been forced to quarantine seniors for their protection. While these measures are vital for protecting our senior population, they also cause seniors to become isolated and disrupt their day-to-day routines.
For men over the age of 60, maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be somewhat more challenging as they age. But making minor changes to routines, choosing the proper diet, and monitoring your health is key to living a long and healthy life.
Health experts have differing opinions on what the best exercises are, but the consensus is that some of the best exercises are any exercises you can do. The most challenging part of starting an exercise regime is getting started.
Adequate nutrition is essential for senior health. Seniors benefit the most from low-calorie, nutrient-dense foods that can help to combat slowed metabolisms and nutrient deficiencies that develop naturally with aging.
Women over the age of 60 are frequently pressured to “age gracefully”, but the true key to aging well is to monitor your health and take steps to prevent and/or health manage conditions that can develop later in life.