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Tips on Healthy Ageing

Tips on Healthy Ageing - Prof. Denise Eldemire-Shearer’s
Presentation at CCRP Wellness Seminar, April 20, 2010


Ageing

  • Ageing is a complex process that does not occur overnight, it has several components – Physical, social, psychological and spiritual
  • Healthy Ageing describes the ongoing activities and behaviours you undertake to reduce the risk of illness and disease and increase your physical, emotional and mental health.

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  • It also means combating illness and disease with some basic lifestyle realignment that can result in a faster and more enduring recovery.

  • Goals of healthy ageing - Maintaining mental and physical health, avoiding disorders or diseases, remaining active and independent
  • Habits that influence healthy ageing
    • Following a nutritious diet
    • Exercising regularly
    • Staying mentally activ
  • How to prepare for ageing
    • Gather information
    • Get clarification on different opinions expressed
    • Have a plan for the future
    • Set goals and reassess and change as necessary

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