Everyone should exercise. Regularly. Everyone.
Of course, it’s simpler to say that than do it. Isn’t it? But as we age, regular exercise becomes more crucial to our daily wellbeing. Have you ever heard the phrase “motion is the lotion”? It refers to the benefits of a less-sedentary life. Movement is key to muscle tone, joint health, general fitness, and even brain health. Our bodies were meant to move. So lets get out there and do just that!
If we exercise, we can stay healthy. And if we’re healthy, we’re on less medication. And that’s always a worthy goal.
Older adults often have lower levels of Calcium and Vitamin D than recommended. You can take supplements or eat foods rich in these nutrients, like salmon, sardines, soybeans, and dark green vegetables like spinach, kale and okra.