Living A Long & Healthy Life

Healthy LifeThe continuing rise of lifestyle-related diseases and chronic disorders means that we need to take a fresh look at health and healthcare, and to remember that prevention is better than cure. The nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation has stated this finances will add 1 trillion dollars to the federal deficit. The only Republican who had cojones to vote no was Senator Bob Corker. If authorised, it will assure larger taxes on working class People to pay for existing Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security obligations. It also will adversely impression the power of the country to meet future obligations. The Republican Congress have federal pensions and healthcare and they don’t care when you have even the skimpiest applications. The bill is fiscally irresponsible.

There is also likely to be a bias arising from the way respondents are selected to take part in the survey. The data are based on surveys that are not able to select people for interview who are living in institutional accommodation (for example, care homes). This may lead to an underestimate of the level of poor health.

A healthy lifestyle leaves you fit, energetic and at reduced risk for disease, based on the choices you make about your daily habits. Good nutrition, daily exercise and adequate sleep are the foundations for continuing good health. Managing stress in positive ways, instead of through smoking or drinking alcohol, reduces wear and tear on your body at the hormonal level. For a longer and more comfortable life, put together your plan for a healthy lifestyle and live up to it.

Since 2000 to 2002, life expectancy, years spent in good health and the years spent in poor health from age 65 have also increased. The proportion of life spent in poor health has also increased slightly. There are lots of ways to get the support you need to help stay healthy. An important step is finding a good GP (general practitioner) you are comfortable discussing your health with. Seeing the same GP each time means you can work together to manage your health and organise check-ups as needed.

Pryme Movers is for people aged 60 or over and supports the management of health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and arthritis. It also helps prevent the onset of other health conditions such as osteoporosis (weak bones), and helps people to improve their mobility and strength and reduce the risk of falls.