Teri Koff, LCSW, CMC
Aging Life Care Consultant
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Healthy Living

 Resources for Older Adults




Evaluate your lifestyle...be active and stay safe where you live, learn, work and play.


Learn how to lower the risks of certain diseases (diabetes, osteoporosis, cancer and depression).


Exercise: can reduce the risk of heart disease, rate of bone loss, risk of fractures and make you feel better.  It’s never too late to start.  Exercise can build strong bodies and self esteem.  Consult a physician regarding any limitations on your activity.


Nutrition: healthy eating habits are beneficial for weight management, cardiovascular systems, cholesterol levels and controlling diabetes.  Remember to reduce fats, sugars and sodium, increase fiber (roughage) through whole grains, vegetables and fruits, increase hydration with water, consume more calcium (dairy products).


Stop smoking: IMMEDIATELY!  Reduce your risk of developing certain cancers, lung and cardiovascular disease.  Contact the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org), American Heart Association (www.amhrt.org), American Lung Association (www.lungusa.org)


Socialization: develop and maintain relationships, join a group, gym or volunteer.  Stay sharp and involved in meaningful activities.


Relaxation Techniques/ Meditation: reduce stress and achieve emotional balance.  Participate in yoga, tai chi, or reiki.  Unite the mind, body and spirit  - gain a positive attitude.


Mental health: *** seek professional help if you are experiencing changes in your mood, functional status or experiencing memory loss.  



This material is designed for information purposes only.  It should not be used in place of medical advice, instruction and/or treatment.  If you have specific questions, please consult your doctor or appropriate health care professional.




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