Health Risks Seniors Should Be Aware Of

Healthy Aging

As you age, you may be faced with health risks you did not have to confront before. While you can’t prevent the passing of time, being knowledgeable and proactive with your health can have dramatic effects on your current and future quality of life. There are certain precautions to keep in mind if you want to reduce the risk of some age-related conditions and age healthily. In general, it is important to exercise regularly, maintain a healthy weight and diet, and visit your doctor at least once a year. Here’s a list of conditions that commonly affect aging adults, as well as preventive steps to keep in mind as you grow older.

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April 7, 2014

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014