Aging is no cakewalk, and it can certainly take a toll on your emotional, mental and physical health. While not being as young as you once were may limit you in some aspects, there is no reason to become a recluse. Staying healthy is as much a mindset as a life choice and there are several steps you can take to remain healthy even after 60.
While some seniors may dread nursing home enrollment, others see nursing homes as an exclusive community of like-minded people. Studies have shown that isolation and loneliness are more damaging to your health than obesity. Your lack of social interaction can give you increased risk of diabetes, arthritis and heart disease. [Read more…]