You can take steps to stay healthy and independent as you get older. It’s important to:
- Keep your body and mind active
- Choose healthy foods
- Get regular checkups
- Take steps to prevent accidents
Remember, it’s never too late to make healthy changes in your life.
For more information on staying healthy as you get older, visit the National Institute on Aging’s website.
Stay active to live longer and better.
Physical activity can help you:
- Reduce your risk for diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some cancers
- Avoid falls and other injuries
- Live on your own longer
- Prevent depression