General Article Seven ways to keep fit and well in older age

Topic Selected: Ageing Book Volume: 378

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We’re all living longer than ever, so it’s a good idea to think about how you can help yourself stay as fit and well as possible during those golden years.

Both medics and fitness experts like Diana Moran, ‘The Green Goddess’ of Eighties breakfast TV, agree that much of ageing well is down to looking after yourself, keeping active – even though it’s tempting not to as your joints get creakier – eating healthily and staying socially connected.

It’s why every one of our Platinum Skies retirement living locations has a dedicated Lifestyle Manager on-site, who plays a vital role in offering residents everything from friendly advice, emotional support to organising regular events such as pilates.

This means our homeowners enjoy an independent lifestyle, whilst knowing that all of the help and support you may need is always on-hand. In fact, research has shown that people who live in retirement communities have healthier, more active, more social, more secure ...

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