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About East Oregonian : E.O. (Pendleton, OR) 1888-current | View Entire Issue (June 26, 2019)
Senior Living Summer 2019 | 13
ADULT FOSTER CARE
Try to incorporate a few of these healthy
habits, recommended by Parent Giving,
to feel better and live longer.
You should do something that boosts your strength, flexibility and balance.
Participate in activities that help you stay at a healthy weight to prevent heart
issues, sleep better and reduce stress.
The right diet will make it easier to remain active. Schedule an
appointment with a nutritionist to find the eating plan that will benefit you
the most. Dietary changes and exercise can prevent or control illnesses such as
heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes.
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MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WEIGHT
Carrying around excessive weight is dangerous for your heart and
promotes diseases such as diabetes. Find out what your ideal weight is for
your body type and work to achieve it. You can maintain it by staying active
and eating right.
Analyze your home for fall risks and eliminate them. Things such as loose
carpets or rugs, cluttered walkways and unlit hallways should all be addressed.
According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of
fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. In most cases, they can be
IMMUNIZATIONS AND SCREENINGS
Staying on top of your health is crucial, especially as you age. Follow your
doctor’s orders and receive the immunizations and life-saving screening
schedule they provide to watch for serious health problems.
Try to limit the amount of stress you put yourself through. Exercising and
meditation have shown to relieve pent-up frustration. You also should make
time to socialize with friends and peers, as positive thinking has beneficial
effects on our health.