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Healthy Living, Healthy Aging

If ever there was a time to pay attention to healthy living and building your immune system it is now. A lot of factors play a role in staying healthy. Good health can decrease your risk of developing certain conditions. These include heart disease, stroke, some cancers, and injuries. Healthy living can help boost your immunity which can help build resistance to viral infections and inflammatory disorders. Health status has a direct correlation to the ability to prevent disease and viral outbreaks. Learn what you can do to maintain your and your family’s health. The resources listed in this section cover the following pillars of health:

Food and Nutrition
Stress and Anxiety
Meditation and Relaxation
Exercise & Fitness
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with GetSetUp to provide FREE live virtual classes to older adults in Michigan. Click here to explore the more than 200 classes available.
Exercising and moving as much as you can doesn’t just boost your immunity, it helps preserve your physical and mental health.  Watch as some fitness experts share 10-minute workouts you can do at home.
Senior Planet uses technology to help seniors learn new skills such as, saving money, getting in shape, using Instagram, digital storytelling and making new friends and more.  Some programs might be of interest to individuals of all ages.