Healthy Aging

By Andrea Grajales & Nikki Vega

Live an Active Life

exercise is one of the greatest key for physical and mental well being. Even if it is just walking around the park in the mornings, doing any type of exercise will help prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes.

Eat Healthy !

Eat nutrient-dense foods like fruits, vegetables, and whole-grain foods. Avoid sweet, salty, and highly processed foods. Keep in mind that each person has different dietary needs – follow your doctor's suggestions regarding dietary restrictions

Mantain your brain!

one in the eight older adults in the U.S has Alzheimer's disease. We encourage you do challenge your brain! take dance classes, learn a new language, read a book, learn how to play a instrument.

Cultivate your relationship!

28% of of older adults live alone, and living alone is the strongest risk factor for loneliness. Maintain communication with with your family and friends, specially after a significant lost or life change.

Make community Connections!

Older adults who engage in meaningful community activities like volunteer work report feeling healthier and less depressed. Join a planning committee, volunteer, take a trip with friends, play cards at your local senior center, or join a book club. Remember that participating in activities should be fun, not stressful.