Growing Older Gracefully
Regardless of work environment, aging can impact financial security, mental well-being, and physical health. The adverse effects of aging can be overcome with advance planning and behavioral changes. Use the following tips to help lead a long, happy, and useful life. Following the article are links to articles, books, and websites with additional information for overcoming the challenges of aging.
Appearance - look ageless by limiting sun exposure, coloring grey hair, moisturizing skin, and updating wardrobes.
Financing – secure futures by buying an annuity and delaying the start of Social Security benefits.
Healthcare – avoid problems by calendaring health checkups, dental exams, and immunizations.
Insuring – mitigate risk by purchasing long-term care insurance and supplemental health insurance.
Lifestyle – adopt a healthy lifestyle with daily exercise, good sleep habits, a Mediterranean diet, and moderate drinking.
Socializing – stay social by taking classes, visiting friends, and taking group tours.
Work – after retirement stay active with part-time employment, mentoring, and pro bono activities.
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