Tips for aging successfully:
· Prevention: Many diseases in later life are preventable through even minor lifestyle changes, even for people with chronic disabilities.
·Nutrition: Nutrition is an important component of aging well, since it improves physical well-being while regulating stress and promotes social inclusion and participation.
·Physical activity: Physical activity reduces by about 50% the risk of many disorders related to inactivity, such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
·Mental health: Total health is not merely about the absence of infirmity or disease but a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being.
· Join a program: In Canada, the New Horizons for Seniors Program is designed to empower seniors, encouraging them to share their knowledge, skills and experience with others in the community and enhance their social well-being.