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2022 – New Year Resolutions for Seniors

    As you welcome 2022 with grace and celebrations, it’s time you start thinking about New Year resolution ideas too. Need some inspiration? Here are some ideas that are all worth adopting in order to live a healthy and a happy life.
     
    • Set a Healthy Diet Plan

    You go through many changes, as you age. Hence you need to adjust your diet for healthy ageing. By making suitable diet choices you can control certain health problems, such as diabetes, blood pressure, obesity, heart disease, etc. Healthy eating habits are key to good health at any age. Besides, it’s never too late to start eating healthy.

     
    • Manage and Organize Your Medication

    Unfortunately for seniors, forgetting to take the medicine regularly at a prescribed time can be dangerous. This new year, make it a point to manage and organize your medications, especially if you are taking multiple medications and supplements. Tips and tools to organize:
    • Use a pill organizer to pre-plan each week’s medications.
    • Create a schedule chart
    • Use a medication app
    • Set alarms on your clock, watch, or cell phone.
    • Check prescription labels often
     
    • Train Your Brain to Think Positively

    Positive thinking isn’t magic, however, it makes problems seem more manageable and helps you handle stress and hardships in a more positive and productive way. Tips to get you started:

    • Focus on the good things
    • Practice gratitude
    • Open yourself up to humor
    • Practice positive self-talk
    • Surround yourself with positive and happy people
     
    • Explore New Hobbies

    This 2022, ensure you explore a new hobby for yourself. From knitting, gardening, painting, cooking to photography there are ample options for you to explore. Just pick one that suits your time and needs and you are sure to experience a new positive change in your life. Having a hobby will not only help you lead a productive lifestyle but will also make you feel good throughout the day.

     
    • Make New Friends

    Whatever be your age or circumstances, it’s never too late to make new friends. While it’s a good practice to keep in touch and possibly schedule a get-together with your old friends, making new friends will only better your social life. It will boost a higher level of happiness and lower chronic illnesses and depression. Tips to help you make new friends:

    • Join a gym or fitness center and engage with others around.
    • Participate in neighborhood or community group activities.
    • Attend religious services
    • Take a class or be a counsellor to a person or group in need.
    • Join senior citizens group trip
    • Volunteer in your community or at your favorite charity organization.
     
    • Make a Financial Plan

    Once you get older, you may get worried about whether you have to depend on your kids

    or

    relatives for financial support. However, you will be glad to know that you can still be independent even after you retire. With a little bit of extensive financial planning, you can stand on your own feet and meet your needs.

    Whether you need money for your daily needs, medical treatment, or vacation - ensure you build your wealth with the help of good investment options. If you face difficulty in selecting the right mix of schemes according to your needs – get in touch with a recognized financial planner. Financial planners are available at certain banks, financial companies, mutual fund offices, and sharebrokers.

     

    All the above resolutions are simple and easy to follow.  Whether you commit to just one or choose a handful, you are sure to have a bright future to look forward to.

    New Year always seems to bring with it some much-needed hope and optimism. And we hope these small tweaks to your daily routine, can create big changes in your life.


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