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Senior Health Tip #21:  Stay Fit To Stay Independent

Maintaining health through nutrition and exercise—mental and physical–is the best way to ensure senior health and avoid medical issues that can limit your ability to live well as you live to an older age. Michael Morton, executive director of Nourish America, has seen a marked increase in the number of seniors facing physical ailments, depression and loss of the needed energy to stay active in life. To address the increased need for senior health support, Morton co-founded the Nourish America Senior Health Project. Offering free community education events, Nourish America provides seniors with the knowledge and tools they need to maintain their own health. “Through a combination of outreach activities and no-cost distribution of an all-natural immune health supplement, we’ve had some success at helping seniors stay healthy,” says Morton, who also recommends five simple steps you can take to help yourself. Click here to read more.

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