1. Misao Okawa, 116, Japan “Eat and sleep and you will live a long time,” she told The Telegraph on her 116th birthday. “You have to learn to relax.” She also is said to sleep eight hours every night. 2. Gertrude Weaver, 116, Arkansas She says it's her faith that keeps her going. "You have to follow God. Don't follow anyone else," she told the Camden News on her 116th birthday. "Be obedient and follow the laws and don't worry about anything. I've followed him for many, many y
This website is interesting, educational and very helpful to get to know your own body. Take the lead when it comes to your health and don't rely solely upon a doctor. To do this, you first have to know where all your body parts are and the systems that keep us alive. :) Inner Body #health
Love this book title! Keep fit, keep the brain going, and with a spot of good fortune you can be living a fulfilling, active life into your nineties and beyond. This book part exercise book, part manifesto for a happier, healthier life tells you how. You can buy from Amazon UK. #health #entertainment
The world around us is built around sitting, whether we’re working, driving, eating, or watching TV. A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds that regular exercise doesn’t cancel out the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle. Further findings... sedentary behavior increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes. sedentary behavior is the fourth-leading risk factor for death based on statistics from the World Health Organization.
Who says senior travel is all about buses and buffets?! Check out these senior adventures. 7-day Alaskan Wildlife Cruise (www.eldertreks.com) 8-Day Northumberland Coast Castle Tour (www.50plusexpeditions.com) 11-Day Tour of Iceland (www.eldertreks.com) 13-Day Cruise along the Nile (www.rowadventures.com) 5-Day Lewis & Clark Expedition (www.rowadventures.com) Bon Voyage! #health #retirement #entertainment
What is it about: The conference is designed to assist the public and private sectors to be responsive to the needs of a diverse aging population and to promote the dignity and independence of and expand opportunities for current and future generations of older persons and their families. What are the issues that will be covered: Retirement Security Healthy Aging Long Term Services & Support Elder Justice How to get more information: Check out the website - http://whitehouse
The reason for the high population of senior citizens in Japan is that many Japanese live to be well over 100 years old. Some reasons attributed to the longevity include: Strong community bonds Plenty of exercise Healthy, low-fat diet Low stress way of live Further, what allows older Japanese to have all of the above includes community and family support. Commonly the following are true, and can only be accomplished by government policy, family support and community involvem