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Healthy Aging



Real-Life Benefits of Exercise and Physical Activity
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) provides information on the benefits of exercise, exercises to try, and Go4Life.

Exercise for Seniors
MedlinePlus provides links to many sources of information on exercise and physical activities by the National Institutes of Health and national associations.

How Much Physical Activity Do Older Adults Need?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides basic guidelines for weekly physical activity and a link to Go4Life.

78 Science-backed benefits of weightlifing for seniors from

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Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging
The National Library of Medicine includes topics on Health Tips for Older Adults, Health Screening: MedlinePlus Health Topic, and Activities for All Seasons.

Healthy Aging: CDC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) include topics such as Healthy Brain Initiative, Healthy Brain Research Network, Data & Statistics, and Clinical Preventative Services.

Health and Aging Information
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) agency has multiple resources on health topics of interest to older adults such as Exercise and Physical Activity, Cognitive Health, and Healthy Eating.

What's on Your Plate? Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging (PDF)
The National Institute on Aging provides a booklet on practical advice on eating healthy for active older adults.

Healthy Aging and Resources

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Choosing Healthy Meals as You Get Older 
The National Institute on Aging includes 10 tips for older adults to choose healthy meals and provides links for more information on healthy meals.

Healthy Eating
The National Institute on Aging includes information on Choosing Healthy Meals As You Get Older, Know Your Food Groups, Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging, and Overcoming Roadblocks to Healthy Eating.

How to Communicate With Older Adults about Food Insecurity and Hunger from

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Wyoming Center on Aging

1000 E. University Ave, Dept 3415

Ross Hall, Room 411

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2829

Fax: (307) 766-2847


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