As we growolder we experience a lot of changes in your life like retirement, childrenleaving the house, loss of loved ones also physical changes. Feeling the bestand staying healthy is important at every stage of age which does not vary fromhaving grey hairs. Life is full of challenges and you are also a human being.You have to handle and deal with the challenges as you grew older yourchallenges becomes difficult.
What is Healthy Aging?
As you getold how you feel depends on many things such as what health problems you haveor run in your family and the choices you make also what you do, etc. You haveto take care of your health and learn to adapt the positive ways to deal withstress or anxiety, also you can slow down the problems or prevent them fromcoming when you get old with time. It does not matter when you start adaptinghealthy lifestyle and make difference in your feeling also what you can do. It’snever too late to change your bad habits into good habits.
HealthyAging means reinventing yourself as you pass through 60, 70, and 80. It meanslearning to adapt for change, connected to your loved ones and community, findnew things to enjoy, stay physical and socially active. Aging word means thatyour age is getting old as you are. And it brings fear and anxiety. You havefear like what will happen to your mind? How you will take of yourself late inlife? What if you died then what will happen to your wife and children or yourwife died what will happen to you?
Learn to cope with change:
It’simportant to rebuild your resilience and find ways to cope with change youhave. This will help you to make the most of the good times you had once andkeep your views whether it’s a tough time you are having. Further below thereare things that if you follow them you will have healthy aging:
Be grateful: You should appreciate, enjoy and begrateful for what you have like your loved ones, friends, house, etc.
Accept the things: Some things are in your life that youcannot change so don’t take stress due to it just accept the things the waythey are. Focus how you can handle it and limit it in your thinking.
Take a small step: Ignoring the problem is not a way totreat it and also it builds your anxiety. But you should take a small step thatwork for a long time to remind that you are not weak also powerful and boostsyour confidence.
Express your feelings: By burying your feelings you willhave depression, resentment and anger. Do not try to deny from what you aregoing through. You have to express your feeling and emotions in a very properway.
Healthy Habits you should adapt:
- Eata healthy balanced diet. Avoid fried foods.
- Quitsmoking and drinking habits.
- Avoidthe use of drugs.