Healthy Aging

(65 and older)

5 Tips for healthy aging

  • Exercise enhances nerve cell formation and survival in certain parts of the brain associated with learning and memory.
  • Diets high in fat in sugar increase the formation of a protein implicated in alzheimer's disease.
  • Chronic stress can damage the hippocampus, a brain region linked with learning, memory, and emotion.
  • Human and animal studies have established that simple habits can lead to sharper memory in our later years.
  • Stay as active as possible- mentally, and physically.

Guidelines for adults (65 and older)

  • 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activities such as biking or walking every week
  • Intake omega 3 fatty acids, calcium, and plenty water as you age
  • Exercise helps relieve stress