Celebrating Men’s Health Month

Makilah Rae Witt

Couple walking by the sea Men have unique challenges as we age. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more men are affected by cardiac health issues as high blood pressure and high cholesterol. The following are tips for healthy living at every age.

Talk to your doctor.

Every senior should talk to their doctor about their unique health care plan and ask what steps they should take to promote healthy living. Be informed about your health and ask questions!

Fill your plate with seasonal vegetables and fruits.

Eating a healthy diet helps promote overall health along with daily vitamin intake, healthy bowel function and heart health. Include a fruit or vegetable dish at every meal. Enjoy summer seasonal fruits such as berries, melons and fresh peaches for a summertime treat!
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Be active.

Incorporate exercise into your daily routine by finding a exercise that you enjoy. Low impact exercises include cycling, yoga and dancing!

Be thankful.

Finding joy in the everyday can help improve your mental, physical and emotional health.