Get a pet
Pets are known to improve mood, blood pressure, and social interaction.
Plan to live past 80
A century ago, life expectancy was 53. Today, the number has risen to 79. Retire at 62 and live another 20 years. Ready?
Start to take public transportation
Older people have slowing reflexes, worsening vision, and problems with motor skills. Start to take public transportation instead of driving yourself.
Work part-time or volunteer
Some studies show that people who stay engaged with some kind of work continue to live longer.
Go back to school
It’s never too late to start studying what you wish you’d studied in college. Or go back to school to learn new skills.
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