Tips for Aging Well

Stay Looking Young as Long as Possible

Quick Tips to not Age as Fast

  • Avoiding cigarettes
  • Good adjustment or coping skills ("making lemonade out of lemons")
  • Keeping a healthy weight
  • Exercising regularly
  • Maintaining strong social relationships (including a stable marriage)
  • Pursuing education

Healthy Aging

Healthy aging is about much more than staying physically healthy—it’s also about staying emotionally healthy and maintaining your sense of purpose and zest for life. While the specific ingredients of aging well are different for everyone, the basic recipe involves finding new things you enjoy, learning to adapt to change, staying physically and socially active, and feeling connected to your community and loved ones.