Exercise – good for everything! Falls prevention, heart, brain, lungs
Review medication - consider the risk versus benefit of all medications as you become older. Avoid medications that slow brain function.
Socialisation – stay engaged with people and maintain a sense of purpose.
Keep an up-to-date health record – essential in case of an emergency. Do some research, ask the right questions, understand your health.
Identify a Care Plan – for a day “if” you are not as well as you are now. This can be confronting and a difficult conversation for the families of older people to initiate. To identify your care options, finances, family care givers and consider care goals. Speak with an independent expert, Sage Support to navigate aged care and consider all your options.