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September is Healthy Aging® Month — 10 Tips to Celebrate

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Think it’s too late to “rein­vent” your­self? Think again. It’s never too late to find a new career, a new sport, pas­sion, or hobby.

Sep­tem­ber is Healthy Aging® Month, an annual health obser­vance designed to focus national atten­tion on the pos­i­tive aspects of grow­ing older, began over 20 years ago. According to Car­olyn Wor­thing­ton, pub­lisher of Healthy Aging® Mag­a­zine,
Sep­tem­ber is Healthy Aging® Month pro­vides inspi­ra­tion and prac­ti­cal ideas for adults, ages 50-plus, to improve their phys­i­cal, men­tal, social, and finan­cial well being.”

“Use Sep­tem­ber as the moti­va­tion to take stock of where you’ve been, what you really would like to do,” Wor­thing­ton said. “Make your list based on your gut feel­ings and thoughts, no-holds-barred.

“And try it! Who says you have to do some­thing related to what you stud­ied in school? Who says, you can’t become an entre­pre­neur, start your own home busi­ness later in life, test your phys­i­cal prowess, or do some­thing wildly dif­fer­ent from any­thing you’ve done before? Live some­where else, some­where excit­ing? Only that per­son you see in the mirror!”

To get you started on rein­vent­ing your­self, here are some ideas from the edi­tors of Healthy Aging® Mag­a­zine (www.healthyaging.net). Maybe they will help you think “out­side the cage” or out­side the box …

CLICK HERE for the full article …

Thank you Health Aging.

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