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Healthy Action

Let’s get active to learn about ageing.

Plan a healthy activity together with someone who is at least 20 years older/younger than you. Make it a collaboration to support each other in the activity and report back what you found surprising or meaningful. Be sure to take photos or video to make your story visual.

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Students of Communication and Multimedia design Amsterdam came up with this concept to help elderly stay connected with their family via an interactive picture frame. It displays messages and pictures sent to them, they can respond with voice message

Students of Communication and Multimedia design Amsterdam came up with this concept to help elderly stay connected with their family via an interactive picture frame. It displays messages and pictures sent to them, they can respond with voice message

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The Florida Hospital has created a community health network of community initiatives, workshops, events, screenings, and nutrition seminars to facilitate and disseminate tools for adopting healthy lifestyle changes at all ages.

The Florida Hospital has created a community health network of community initiatives, workshops, events, screenings, and nutrition seminars to facilitate and disseminate tools for adopting healthy lifestyle changes at all ages.

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Taking up a sport and joining a club at any age can be an amazing way of becoming embedded in a wonderful supportive community, comprising of multiple generations. The younger you start, the more you stand to gain.

Taking up a sport and joining a club at any age can be an amazing way of becoming embedded in a wonderful supportive community, comprising of multiple generations. The younger you start, the more you stand to gain.

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Work shouldn't just stop when you retire.  What if instead of a sudden stop your working life slowly wound down?

Work shouldn't just stop when you retire. What if instead of a sudden stop your working life slowly wound down?

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You've got to keep all your vital parts moving to keep working well. I have done yoga for years. Though the school of yoga I do changes to accommodate me, I can still derive a lot to remain flexible and breathe deeply.

You've got to keep all your vital parts moving to keep working well. I have done yoga for years. Though the school of yoga I do changes to accommodate me, I can still derive a lot to remain flexible and breathe deeply.

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Not everyone is a hardcore fitness enthusiast, so how can one make the casual day-to-day activities or encourage people to participate in group fitness to help motivate themselves, connect and share their activities. Cody app is trying this approach.

Not everyone is a hardcore fitness enthusiast, so how can one make the casual day-to-day activities or encourage people to participate in group fitness to help motivate themselves, connect and share their activities. Cody app is trying this approach.

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Utilizing CrossFit, especially its sense of community and camaraderie, to link generations and maintain overall health and fitness as we age.

Utilizing CrossFit, especially its sense of community and camaraderie, to link generations and maintain overall health and fitness as we age.

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The Laughing Clubs of Mumbai have been quite popular for some time now. A "healthy exercise" which needs no club membership, done in groups can result in happier times. In a world filled with pressures and stress, laughter is truly the best medicine

The Laughing Clubs of Mumbai have been quite popular for some time now. A "healthy exercise" which needs no club membership, done in groups can result in happier times. In a world filled with pressures and stress, laughter is truly the best medicine

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Japan has one of the world’s most rapidly aging societies. As a result, the number of elderly citizens who are in need of costly nursing care increases each year and a new nursing care insurance law was enacted in 2000.

Japan has one of the world’s most rapidly aging societies. As a result, the number of elderly citizens who are in need of costly nursing care increases each year and a new nursing care insurance law was enacted in 2000.

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Learn to exchange processed foods for healthy, real/whole foods that taste just as good, but leave you feeling better.

Learn to exchange processed foods for healthy, real/whole foods that taste just as good, but leave you feeling better.

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