One key component to aging in place successfully is remaining active.
Exercise can be challenging—even with younger people—but incorporating into your daily life, as an older person, is critical for not only extending your remaining years but also being able to enjoy them.
And that’s the average. The statistic is likely much higher for older adults, who typically are more housebound and who find it more challenging to get out.
Spending nearly all our time can’t be healthy, breathing in recycled air, with all its dust and mould; looking at the same, decades-old environment; navigating around the static, unchallenging setup of our living space. We need physical and visual stimulation to be healthy. We need to breathe. Read More Why older adults should get fresh air every day