Healthy Living: The How-to Guide for Healthy Aging

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Wellness has taken a very broad meaning in healthcare. It consists of a comprehensive approach to prevent disease, restore and maintain your health. Being well requires a partnership between you and your health care provider team in order to improve the quality your life.

Resources

  • Connect 60+
    Finding ways to connect adults age 60 and over with resources to ensure that they don’t become isolated as they age.
  • Duet
    Duet promotes health and well-being through a broad range of services to older adults who need one-on-one support.
  • Let’s talk about Positive Aging
  • Be Emergency Prepared
    Older adults tend to be unprepared for emergencies or disasters. One of the biggest challenges to the safety of this segment of our population, as is with all ages, is the absence of a well thought out emergency plan. Learn more.

Sleep Hygiene (sleep health)

Poor sleep habits (referred to as hygiene) are among the most common problems. According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention, lack of healthy sleep has been linked to the development and management of a number of chronic conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression.

Healthcare Decisions

Choose healthy foods

Get Screened-Your Health Depends On It

health screenings by age

Take safety measures to prevent accidents & falls

  • Falls and Injuries (Including showers and bathrooms, stairs, carrying oxygen tanks safely.)

Stay active to live longer and better

Reduce Your Levels of Stress

Maintaining Mental Health is Half the Battle

Immunizations

Quit smoking

  • When quitting smoking, risk of heart disease will go down right away.
  • Call Arizona Smokers Helpline - Ashline (1-800-556-6222) for help with quitting.
  • Check out this Video from one of the coaches. Also look into:
    • ASHline
    • TobaccoFreeArizona