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September is Healthy Aging Month
Here are some great tips from Healthy Aging Magazine.
We all know about staying fit and eating healthy, but there is more to it than that. What makes you happy also makes you healthy and younger than your years.
• Do Not Act Your Age
Some people may say this is denial, but we say it’s positive thinking.
• Be Positive
Be positive in your conversations and your actions every day. Just give it a try.
• Ditch The Negativity
Distance yourself from people who do not have a positive outlook on life. Surround yourself with energetic, happy, positive people of all ages and you will be happier, too.
Walk like a vibrant, healthy person. Try taking 10,000 steps not only for your health but to see the neighbors.
• Stand Tall
Stand up straight! Knock off the appearance of a few extra years with this trick. Are you holding your stomach in, have your shoulders back, chin up?
• How Are Your Pearly Whites?
Your teeth are just as important to your good health as the rest of your body. Nothing says old more than yellowing teeth! See your dentist regularly.
Do something about it now. Volunteer your time, take a class, invite someone to meet for lunch, brunch, dinner, or coffee.
• Get Those Annual Check-Ups
Make this month the time to set up your annual physical and other health screenings.
• Find Your Inner Artist
Have you always wanted to paint a picture or play the piano? You don't need to be good at it but you just might surprise yourself!
Get to know Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) now, and all the home health services available to you and your loved ones, before you have a health emergency. We are proud to be the longest-serving VNA in the state of New Jersey, so we know a thing or two about helping seniors.
The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is a leading provider of comprehensive home health care services in Morris, Hunterdon, Sussex, and Warren Counties in Northern New Jersey. Established in 1898, generations have known that just one call to VNA opens the door to quality, patient-centered home health care solutions that allow patients to remain in the comfort of their homes with dignity, health, and independence.