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Living well means healthy aging

By doing what you can to prevent disease and stay fit in both mind and body, you will age well and enjoy your life!

COVID-19: What You Need to Know

The COVID-19 virus is very contagious and it can cause severe illness, especially in older adults. Getting and staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations can prevent you from becoming seriously ill.

COVID-19 Vaccines Get the Shot

Healthy Eating

As you age, nutrition plays an important role in health. Ask your doctor how diet might help with certain health conditions, such as high blood pressure.

Emotional Well-Being and Mental Health

Growing older can bring about changes that mean you connect with people less often. Finding ways to be engaged in your community can reduce isolation, feelings of loneliness, and improve emotional well-being and mental health.

Asking for Help

We all need help sometimes, and you shouldn’t be afraid to ask for it. However, be wary about looking for answers to questions online. Just because it’s online doesn’t mean it’s true.

Asking for Help
Health Misinformation

Managing Medications

Keeping track of more than one medication can be difficult. Listen to what Dr. Khan, from the Center for Elder Care in Huntsville, has to say about polypharmacy.

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