Many people have their own idea of what exercise is best, but major life changes might make them decide it is time for a better program. They could be focusing on cardio exercises, but they could see their muscle strength diminish if they ignore weight training. It is always best...

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It used to be that age was related to a person’s lack of ability to stay in shape, so remaining fit was not generally expected of those progressing past their fourth decade. It was seen as a time when the body was expected to decline, but that is no longer...

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Healthy eating is not generally seen as enjoyable, but a look at diet can be part of a better life for those who have aged significantly over the past few decades. Their eating habits might be a large part of what ails them, so making changes could be their path...

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For those who watched their parents or grandparents decline rapidly once they retired, it can be difficult to approach their own time to leave a career. They might be concerned they will find the end of life swiftly once they no longer have a need to go to work every...

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The baby boomer generation has controlled a great deal of how modern society has been shaped, and they have had a large impact on the study of health and aging. As they have progressed through life, many of those who study nutrition, exercise and the causes of disease have focused on their needs. Health and aging has always been important to those who research the progress of disease and aging in the body, but the advent of the baby boomer generation gave them a large pool of people to conduct their studies.

While there is still no way to reverse the aging process, modern scientists have found that any health conditions can be alleviated through diet and exercise. They do not have all the answers yet, but research is continuing in these areas. For those who have taken the time to follow much of the good advice available over the years, their retirement will be a healthier one where they can continue to function well for many more decades than their parents or grandparents.