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Strategies for successful aging

Strategies for successful aging

  • Calorie restriction
  • Physical activity
  • Keeping your brain active: do something that is somewhat challenging. Not too stressful, but somewhat challenging. 
  • An appropriate degree of socializing
  • Attitude and behavior: resilience, optimism, compassion, doing things for others, volunteering activities.
  • Other strategies like meditation for reducing stress.  

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Some things do get better with age: the ability to make decisions, control emotions, and have compassion for others.

The challenge to aging well is to be an optimist, resilient and pro-active, allowing the benefits of age to shine through. 

  • Physical;
  • Cognitive - when memory and other abilities decline;
  • Psycho-social:  includes things like well-being, happiness, quality of life, control of emotions, socialization.

Successful aging mainly refers to better well-being, gre...

...is a balance between cognition and emotion. 

It’s a balance between selfishness and prosocial behavior. It’s a balance between the things that are helpful to you and the things that you should do because they are good things to do for societal survival. 

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