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The Surprising Extra Benefits of
Exercise for Seniors
Review your goals
If you start to feel itís just not worth
it, think about why you decided to change in the first
place. Maybe you wanted to lose weight. Perhaps youíve
lowered your blood pressure or are beginning to control
your diabetes. Reminding yourself of the goals youíve
realized and the ones youíre still striving for will
help you push ahead.
Mobilize your support system
Call on friends, family members, or
neighbors who have been your cheerleaders. They can
encourage you to stick with it.
Be easy on yourself
Falling off track doesnít mean throwing
in the towel. Remind yourself that change takes time.
(Source: AARP) Janet Crozier has
more than 30 years of experience working with older
adults. Ms. Crozier holds a Graduate Certificate in
Aging and Adult Services and is a Certified Senior
Advisor. She has served on Northeast Florida Area Agency
on Agingís Board of Directors for many years and has
been recognized nationally for her service to Medicare
beneficiaries by the federal Medicare program.
Currently, Ms. Crozier is a full time Senior Educator
with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida.