Aging gracefully: Learn the secrets

September 21, 2020 Providence Senior's Health Team

Celebrate aging and September is Healthy Aging® Month with tips to help you get the most out of your senior years.

  • Because of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever for older adults to be their healthiest.
  • Quick tips about being active, curious, positive, social and vigilant.


If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that life is a gift and time is a precious commodity.

If you are an older adult, you’re probably aware that more than ever, age plays a part in staying healthy so you can fight off the coronavirus. That’s because as you age, your risk for severe illness from COVID-19 goes up. For instance, if you’re in your 60s or 70s you generally have a higher risk of being severely ill from COVID-19 than adults in their 50s.

In spite of the grim times we’re facing now, humans are resilient. We will always want to live longer and enjoy productive senior years. The good news is that staying healthy doesn’t have to be complicated. Case in point: the five secrets here.

September is Healthy Aging® Month, which is another good reason to check out these tips. Make them a habit and they’ll help you age gracefully and look forward to healthy years ahead.


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This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professional's instructions.

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From how to identify and treat heart diseases to exercise tips to maintain an active lifestyle, the Providence Senior's Health team is committed to providing real-world advice that is hyper-relevant to helping those 65+ find ways stay young at heart

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