“Healthy Aging, Not Anti-Aging” Wordfind

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Healthy Aging wordfind

Leaf through a magazine, channel surf late at night, visit any news website…you will quickly run across infomercials or glossy ads selling "anti-aging" products. These claims are extravagant—and mostly inaccurate. Legitimate research shows that our goal shouldn't be "anti-aging," but healthy aging. Rather than wasting money on miracle cures, we can take steps to promote the best possible health in our later years.

This month's puzzle contains 18 items which promote healthy aging. Give your brain a workout and find them all!

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Gerontologists tell us that how we age is partly a matter of genes…but we can make lifestyle choices that raise the odds that we will be healthier and more independent as we grow older. As Maurice Chevalier and countless comedians since have said, "Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternatives." We're never too old to protect not only the quantity but the quality of our remaining years.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a statement about four specific health behaviors that contribute to a longer life.

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