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Lifestyle tips for men over the age of 50

It's never too late to start making good choices.

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Taking care of yourself can help you age well and stay healthy. Why not start today? It’s never too late to start making good choices. Here, we share tips that every man should know about staying healthy, as well as the importance of preventive care.

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Four tips every man should know about staying healthy:

  • Get fit – A little exercise each week can go a long way.
  • Eat healthy – Make half of your plate fruits and vegetables.
  • See your doctor – Be sure to get the checkups and shots you need to stay healthy.
  • Don’t sweat the costs – Good health is worth it.
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Be proactive about your health 

Preventive care is important to overall health. Be sure you get your annual physical. While there, talk with your doctor about which health care screenings may be best for you. Examples include:

  • Blood pressure screening
  • Cancer screening
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Diabetes screening
  • Wellness screening

Be open with your doctor. Together, you can create a personal wellness plan for you based on your current health and risk factors. This can help to catch health problems early when they are easier to manage.


Source:

  • AARP
  • Healthcare.gov

 

The information provided is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to be medical advice or a substitute for professional health care. You should consult an appropriate health care professional for your specific needs.