"Do not complain about growing old. It is a privilege denied to many."
As we age, it can be easy to focus on the negative aspects like deteriorating vision, joint pain, and decreased strength. September is Healthy Aging Month, which encourages seniors to take charge of their well-being and to recognize the positives of aging, such as perspective, confidence, wisdom, and of course, grandkids.
Healthy Aging Month encourages staying fit, staying adventurous, staying healthy, and staying connected. Making healthy choices now can improve longevity and provide a better life for you.
One of the keys to aging well is regular physical activity, but declines in strength and flexibility can make it challenging. That's where seeing a physical therapist comes in. We are movement experts. We can help you overcome your pain, increase your movement, prevent the need for surgery and decrease your dependence on long-term use of prescription drugs.
There are many positives to aging. Your age number doesn't have to stop you have from activities you enjoy. Take charge of your health. Be proactive and if you need some help getting started, give us a call at 520-459-1386.
While the aging process is complicated, it is still possible to live life to the fullest. We may not stop the aging process, but we can help stave off many age-related problems through physical therapy.
Here are 4 things that we want you to know about aging well: