You’ve heard the myth that “the older you get, the sicker you get”—right? Au contraire: the 18-year-long New England Centenarian Study suggests that “the older you get, the healthier you’ve been,” by making these 6 choices–
- Staying connected to others of all ages and involved in your community
- Exercising daily
- Continuing to use your brain
- Learning to handle stress
- Coping through humor
- Finding spiritual meaning, interest and joy in everyday life.
See more at: http://blog.harvardvanguard.org/2013/01/ways-to-live-a-long-and-healthy-life/#sthash.ZGAWmVHI.dpuf.
–Adapted from Ways to Live a Long and Healthy Life, posted on January 15, 2013 by Dr. Eliza “Pippa” Shulman