Retired? It’s Important to Stay Active in Body & Mind

. Posted in FPH, Journey to Healthy Aging Blog


– By Alison Kennedy Hand, MS, Wellness Director, Florida Presbyterian Homes

Do you want to feel better, move better and sleep better? Staying active may be the answer as you move into your golden years.

stay-active-in-your-golden-yearsFind opportunities to stay active throughout the day.

You can walk your dog, reduce time in front of the television and computer, move during commercials or walk to the mailbox. Dance to your favorite music or join an exercise class.

It’s important to take care of your mind, too. Stress and anxiety can have a negative impact on your health.

Helpful mind boosting activities include deep breathing, playing cards or games, listening to classical music or watching a funny movie.

Remember, every little bit helps. Try it, you may like it!


Source: American College of Sports Medicine. Exercise is Medicine, 5 Ways to Stay Active in the Golden Years 2019. By Marias Butas.

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