Turn off the tv and get off of the couch. We all need our vices, but if you are spending every evening on the couch then something is wrong. We have to keep our bodies and brains active as we age and watching TV isn’t doing any of those. Limit your TV watching to just one or two evenings a week and do something active or interesting on your nights off.
It is never too late to quit smoking for in order to slow aging. Smoking not only increases the risk of lung cancer and emphysema, it is associated with a number of other cancers, cardiovascular disease, and a decreased resistance to illness. Of course, it also has a terrible effect on skin. By quitting smoking, the aging process can be more comfortable and you can extend your life expectancy.
With age, a lot of people are simply not able to live on their own anymore. It can get to the point where we don’t have the ability to take care of ourselves. As we lose the ability to care for ourselves, we should look into nursing home or assisted living situations. It may not be something we want to do, yet it is much safer than living alone unable to care for ourselves. Nursing homes and assisted living facilities provide professional care should you find yourself unable to care for yourself alone.
Apply the advice from this article to help prevent signs of aging from appearing on your body. The sooner you start protecting yourself, the better off you will be in the future. Remember, age is just a number. Make everyone think that you are beating the clock when you use the advice from this article.