December 22, 2005
Health Tip: Enjoy Older Adulthood
Maintain independence and keep a social network
(HealthDay News) -- Some seniors fear growing older, dimming the prospects for a rewarding retirement. But according to the Barnes-Jewish Hospital, there are things you can do to better enjoy older adulthood:
- Maintain a positive self-image.
- Maintain independence, including deciding where you'd like to live and keeping control of your finances.
- Maintain a social network by joining groups or volunteering.
- Practice good health habits, including exercising, eating right and managing stress.