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Pedometers Help Put New Year’s Resolutions into Action

Seniors who track their progress with daily walks have a much better chance to stay on pace with a goal of better fitness. So, too, can the encouragement of a companion or caregiver help keep an older adult on the road to good health.

Research: Seniors May Add Years by Quitting Smoking

Don’t give up the battle to quit smoking, seniors. Nearly every study shows that for each day of continuous smoke-free living, you will live longer no matter how long you have smoked.

Maintaining Weight as We Age Means More Exercise

Staying active is vital to healthy aging, and research reveals that remaining active can become more difficult as we age. That’s why it is so important to continue to be diligent about an exercise program. And companionship is a vital component of staying on the move.

Research Reveals Seniors May Not Feel Alcohol Effects As Much as Younger Drinkers

Many experts agree that, with a doctor’s approval, seniors can still enjoy alcohol in moderation. Research has discovered that alcohol can impact older adults more quickly, though.

More Evidence Physical Activity a Plus for Seniors

If you need proof that exercise is a fountain of youth, check out the mounting research. If a senior loved one isn't convinced, call a friend – or CAREGiver – to provide that extra encouragement.

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