Health Info & Resources for Seniors
Being youthful doesn't refer only to looks, but also to the way you carry yourself, your outlook on life, and how much energy you have. Every day, we're bombarded with advertisements, news articles, and social media posts, about how to stay young and feel good about ourselves as we age.
While it's true that a healthy diet and regular physical activity are essential for feeling youthful well into adulthood, they aren't the only things that will help you feel younger. In fact, there is a variety of other factors that can make you feel happier and more confident as you age. Here are seven simple lifestyle changes that will help you feel younger and more energetic in no time.
Experiencing the death of a loved one can certainly be a difficult time to go through, and there’s no doubt you’re likely to feel many different upsetting and overwhelming emotions that can result in even the simplest daily activities becoming tough for you to bear. Having a loved one pass away, no matter what the circumstances, can be such a tricky scenario to deal with, but it’s vital that you reach a point of acceptance that will allow you to move forward past your loss and encourage you to get back on your feet.
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WALK WITH A DOC AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Join St. Luke’s University Health Network and Walk with a Doc! Talk with one of a variety of doctors, other St. Luke’s health care professionals, and other community members. A short educational talk followed by a walk at your own pace and distance. Free but registration is required. Also, be sure to sign up for Get Your Tail on the Trail. Then every time you participate in a Walk with a Doc event you can log miles toward free prizes.
Getting older is something we all worry about. However, the more you worry, the more the aging process will affect you. Heeding some sage advice will help you reduce your fear of aging and perhaps maintain your youthfulness. The less worry and stress you have, the younger you can feel.
This guide offers some tips to help you feel younger, from why you should learn about self-care and wellness tips to adjusting your diet to feel like the younger you again.
As we get older, we want to make sure we stay as vital and as able to move freely as we once could, and we want to experience other benefits of fitness, such as looking fitter. However, the aging process can get in the way of this and the odds can seem stacked against us. However, we'd like to offer a helping hand to make it easier to maintain a youthful body for longer. Here are a few ways to do that.
Join St. Luke’s and D&L National Heritage Corridor in Trail-Blazing Initiative “Through the trees comes autumn with her serenade. Melodies the sweetest music ever played.” —“Autumn Serenade” Songwriters, poets, and novelists throughout the ages have extolled the virtues of autumn. And there’s no better way to enjoy the beauty of the season than by exploring the miles and miles of trails right here in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas. To make it easier to harvest the health benefits these trails offer, St. Luke’s University Health Network (St. Luke’s) and Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L) have partnered to bring the community a family fun initiative: Get Your Tail on the Trail!