Tip: Successful Aging in Place Means Knowing Your Limits

There are several aspects that many over look when they think of  successfully aging in place. But they are as important as having a single story home and a medic alert system.

The first one is “Being Active”. This doesn’t mean “being busy”. It means having or participating in some form of regular physical activity. It should be something enjoyable but also something intense enough to get the blood flowing and increase your respiration. This will go a long way to keeping your body working well.

“Eating Well” is the second aspect that people take for granted. A nutritious diet will prevent and possible cure diseases. It’s something that’s lost sight of in todays fast paced world of fast food and easy entertainment.

The last frequently overlooked aspect of aging well is regular “Socialization”. This can be difficult because as we age, our social circle usually shrinks because we retire from our jobs, our kids grow up and life becomes a little more sedentary.

Making a deliberate effort to make a place for these things in your lifestyle will do a lot to help you age gracefully and age in place easier.

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