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Being proactive in regards to our health is the best and most recommended thing we can do as individuals. As we age, health becomes more and more important. The goal in regards to being proactive is not to wait until you have a problem that needs fixing. The reason being, sometimes the problem or ailment cannot be fixed. This is why being proactive is so important.
Waiting until you have a problem
In addition to being proactive with your health is being active in exercise. Our heart is a muscle, and it gets stronger and healthier if we live a healthy active life. Active living is good for all of us whether we have disabilities, diabetes or any kind of chronic health disease. Active can living is easy with these steps:
- Eat healthy
- Get into regular physical activity
- Don’t smoke, these steps can help everyone stay healthy and live longer.
Being active means putting some physical activity into your daily life. In a broader sense, living to the best of your ability and putting your health first. Active living could involve:
- Physical activity
- Stimulated by healthy eating,
- Keeping a healthy weight
All are equally important, supporting each other.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a cornerstone of health, independence and quality of life. Active living builds physical and mental health, helps people develop the skills and capacities needed to lead independent lives (especially as we get older), and brings benefits like better sleep, higher energy and opportunities to get out and be involved with other people.
Being active is as important for people who have disabilities or chronic illnesses, as it is for everyone. Engaging in healthy activity can help you manage a disability you already live with and it can help you avoid getting other disabilities. Maintaining some healthy activeness tends to get people out into their communities, doing things with others, having fun and building healthier, more supportive communities wherever they live.