As a senior, golfing regularly may be able to keep your doctor away better than any apple. Okay, maybe not quite as well (and you still need to go to the doctor), but it’s pretty close. Here are just a few ways in which playing golf can improve your life. Increased Life Expectancy: Golf appears to offer an effective cocktail of socializing, moderate exercise and nature, all of which has been shown to increase life expectancy by up to 5 years compared to non-golfers. Provides moderate cardio outdoors: Golfers typically walk over the course which means that most likely, you'll be walking a lot! Whether you're walking or taking the golf cart, spending an afternoon out on the green is a fun way to get the exercise that you need. Reduced stress and anxiety: Golfing outdoors has been proven to help people relax and reduce their anxiety, so you come home reenergized and with a clear mind. Sounds pretty good, right? And it’s not just speculation. There’s good, hard science to back it up. Below, you can see a visual run-down of some of the ways your golf game contributes to your health, and if you’d like to see some of the more detailed science, you can learn more about the benefits of
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Signing up for Medicare isn’t as simple as checking a box on your 65th birthday. Seniors who want to maximize their health coverage and avoid late enrollment penalties need to do their research before enrolling in Medicare. If you’ve read all the brochures and still feel bewildered by your Medicare options, this guide is for you.
Image caption: Paola Barbarino, Chief Executive Officer of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI)
We at The Arbor Company care deeply about memory care and the fight to end dementia. One of the leading voices in the fight against Alzheimer’s is Alzheimer’s Disease International. We asked them to join us on our blog to share some recent insights. Here is a message from ADI’s CEO, Paola Barbarino: