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Many factors contribute to healthy aging, including staying physically, mentally, and socially active, and nutritious eating. Retirement communities support healthy aging by offering residents opportunities to connect socially with peers, engage in mentally stimulating activities, and do physical activities that build or maintain endurance, strength, flexibility, and balance. Participation in the arts and volunteering also enhances and enriches the health and well-being of residents in their daily lives.
People who feel and see themselves as younger than their chronological age tend to experience better health and longevity. A positive view of aging bolsters brain and heart health, builds psychological resilience and preserves hearing. A youthful outlook is also associated with lower depression and hospitalization risks, fewer aches and pains, and less frailty.
A healthy human gut environment, which contains many different types of good bacteria, contributes to better overall health and longer life. Regular exercise, an active social life, and a nutritious diet rich in fibre, probiotics and prebiotics can improve and restore gut health. Better gut health can help to lift mood, sharpen your mind, and boost immunity.
There are numerous ways for seniors to combat boredom, including keeping mentally, physically and spiritually active, trying new things, and importantly, maintaining a social life with friends and family. But while it’s easy to identify the antidotes to boredom, how do you apply them?
The latest research shows with aging the brain thrives and continues to make new connections through diverse social, cognitive and physical activities.

Although it's back-to-school time for school-aged children, in pre-pandemic times, some seniors may have also been signing up for lifelong learning programs through community centres, universities and colleges.

What is “active living,” and why is it so important to seniors? Many of us think of active living as the simple act of incorporating physical activity into our daily routines—a critical component of healthy aging—but it’s actually much more encompassing than that.
Reading books regularly for pleasure extends life by about two years on average for older adults. Reading improves mental and emotional health by boosting brain connections, relieving stress and easing chronic pain. It’s also an activity that can lift mood, preserve memory and thinking skills, and enhance quality of life and care for people living with dementia.
Older adults report higher levels of happiness and well-being in their daily lives than younger adults, according to a Journal of Clinical ...
The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging reports that people are living much longer. The goal of this national research project—involving m ...
A vista of rich red and gold colours, the comfort of a delicious harvest meal, and a cornucopia of activities to choose from—there’s somethi ...
Optimism about life and a positive view of aging are both very good for your health. A positive attitude and resilience to overcome adversit ...

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