Healthy Aging: 10 Tips for Growing Old Gracefully

In the last two decades, people have not only been living longer but they also have been staying much healthier later in life, according to a recently released study. Previously, researchers found that very poor health usually hits people in the last several years of life. But now, thanks in large part to medical advances, poor health is more likely to occur only just before death.

So what can you do to make sure you are among those who live longer, healthier lives? We asked Peggy Buchanan, coordinator of vitality/wellness programming forFront Porch, this question. (Front Porch is a large not-for-profit provider of retirement living communities in southern California.) She responded with her top 10 tips for healthy aging. Here they are below. Have your own ideas? Let us know in comments.

Healthy Aging:10 Tips for Growing Old Gracefully by Peggy Buchanan

Huffington Post  August 17, 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/17/healthy-aging_n_3768837.html

 

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