Bayada Article: Healthy Aging: 10 Tips for Getting Fit

As you grow older, an active lifestyle is more important than ever. If you are struggling with activities of daily living, you may want to consider assistive or personal care services.  Self-care assistance can help you incorporate and maintain a basic exercise regimen to prevent or reduce the risk of many health conditions, which can positively affect the length of your life.

A study by a team of researchers from National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, found that people who engaged in leisure-time physical activity had life expectancy gains of as much as 4.5 years.

The health benefits of regular, moderate exercise can’t be overstated: it can help lower your risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. An active lifestyle can also improve your strength and balance so you can prevent injuries and stay independent, reduce symptoms of depression and stress, and improve your ability to think, learn, and make decisions…

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