The population of the U.S. is getting older. That’s due to so many of us from the Baby Boomer generation (part of all the new babies entering the world after a long and bloody World War 2).
And, we’re living longer thanks to advances in medicine.
Our grandparents used to settle for a rocking chair and steady decline after retirement, but not us! Back when Medicare was created they thought we wouldn’t live much beyond the enrollment age of 65. Not so today!
But the key is to keep active. The old phrase “use it or lose it” applies well. And it is NEVER too late to get started. Regular activity has many benefits including reduction in the risks of chronic diseases. If you’re going to be living longer, make the commitment to keep healthy. Take a walk. Use those muscles (even if it’s a stroll around your neighborhood). Start small if you have to but do it.
We fought a war and won it because we had the resolve to. Compared to that, this is a piece of cake! Get moving!