Remaining on the go and being socially active as you age is important for physical and mental wellbeing.
Staying active doesn’t only improve your health, but it can also boost your mood and relieve stress.
Indulging in the things you love and being creative enhances the mind.
Physical activity focusing on cardio, such as walking, is great for the heart, blood vessels and lungs. Keeping vital organs healthy can delay or reduce the risk of conditions and diseases. Over time your confidence is likely to increase as well.
Regular exercise can keep you feeling younger and happier.
Remaining active regularly aids sleep, meaning you’ll wake up with more energy and feeling ready to start the day.
Movement improves with regular exercise while increasing mobility, strength, balance and flexibility. Plus the risk of accidental falls are lessened.
Physical activity boosts your brain, helping with all kinds of activities and improving memory.
Attaining your highest level of health gives your wellbeing a boost while improving your immune and digestive systems.
Ways to keep active
- Go for a walk
- Have picnic
- Walk the dog
- Creating a menu, shopping for ingredients and cooking a meal to share with loved ones
- Engage in a sport such as bowling
- Go on an outing
- Try something you’ve never tried before
- Indulge in pampering such as a massage or pedicure – you’ve earnt it!