5 Healthy Habits for Older People:
Aging is a process where there is decrease of reproduction and body functions in adult age. The occurrence of aging is a natural process. The human life expectancy has increased worldwide. The divergence from our recent ancestor evolved to double its previous value. From the last 200 years we can see the substantial increase, about 2.5 years per decade. Environmental changes, improved food, water, hygiene and living conditions reduced infectious diseases with the help of improved medicine, antibiotics and immunization.
The following are certain tips to be followed by elder people for a healthy and a happy life.
Tips to be followed:
1. Healthy Diet:
Old people should prefer proper and healthy die as they have a weak digestive system. With the increase of age there will be decrease in the functioning of digestive system. Foods like fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, fiber rich foods should be taken.
There is a famous saying that “Prevention is better than Cure”. Of course it is better to prevent rather than obtaining it and suffering to cure. Regular health check-ups should be done along with tests such as cholesterol level, B.P, sugar levels etc. These methods will help knowing the problems of the body beforehand and thus by preventing them. Getting daily vaccinations also helps in preventing the problems.
3. Good Sleep:
Sleep is the most favorite part to many of us because we hardly get time to sleep because of our busy schedules. For old people a good sleep is considered as a natural medicine as the whole body rests while sleeping. Insomnia is a trending problem especially to older people so, good surroundings with dim light and hygiene, soundless bedroom should be provided for a better sleep. Sleeping helps the body to relax and will make them active.
Older people not only need physical health but also mental health. Spending quality time with family and friends helps them to be in a good mood which implies a healthy living. So quality time should be given to older people.
5. Physical Exercise:
Daily physical activities show a great impact on our health. Morning walks in fresh air, simple exercises with friends group helps in keeping the body active and healthy.
Yes, there is no escape from aging but you can have a healthy and a happy aging. With increased knowledge and technology there are many measures and techniques to slow down the process of aging.
To know more about the innovations, researches and preventive measures on aging, do join us on our 2nd Aging, Health, Wellness Conference: For a better Aging Care at Abu Dhabi, UAE on June 22-23, 2020. For more details visit: https://aging.healthconferences.org/
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