Getting Old And Enjoying It

By : James Yougler - Published On: December 31, 1969

portrait of senior couple swinging at the park

One way to stay looking young is to avoid smoking, as this will lead to early wrinkling. Many smokers end up with mouth wrinkles that can make even a young person appear much older than their age. If you do not smoke, you will have a better chance of maintaining a youthful look and having healthy skin.

Aging gracefully means staying active. By staying active, you will not only keep your body healthy, you will also help keep your mind fit, which will make you feel and appear more youthful. In contrast, a stagnant existence can increase the negative effects of aging and reduce your overall quality of life.

Find and engage in activities that you enjoy on a daily basis. Live your life as a journey that must be explored and truly cherished. Make goals for yourself and do your best to achieve them. This will help you stay motivated and feel accomplished.

Find out about injection therapy! Injection therapy is a proven and effective wrinkle treatment. This relaxes the muscles on your face, and reduces the appearance of wrinkles. The great thing about injection therapy is that it is safer than surgery. Just remember that multiple treatments are usually required for this method to work.

Be sure you get enough water as you start getting older. Drinking eight to ten glasses of water a day is important for everyone, but it is doubly important as you age, when your body more easily dehydrates. As we have shown, the retirement years can be your most relaxing and enjoyable years. Staying active, physically and mentally, will ensure that you get the most enjoyment out of your golden years. Get additional ideas for new activities by reading newsletters and articles. You can enjoy the rest of your life by doing things that keep you interested and active.