Living Options

Make your added years of life or “dividend” years a time of independence, freedom, and vitality.

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Eating Well

Eating right – together with exercise - is the other key component of our formula for a healthy lifestyle.

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Eating right – together with exercise - is the other key component of our formula for a healthy lifestyle.

Diet-needs

Know your diet needs

Boomers Want Healthy, Customizable Food Experiences

Boomers planning to retire likely have more questions than answers these days. They need to resurrect their nest eggs, plan their financial streams, figure out where they want to live, be available for elderly parents and their children, and weigh the uncertainties of their own health as they age.

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Recipe Ideas

Live Longer, Feel Better, and Enjoy Life After 50. Secrets and Recipes for Longevity!

An index of delicious “longevity” recipes for Baby Boomers who want to live a long healthy life.Inspired from the longevity hot spots of the world.

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Think Smart

Is mental fitness important to my well-being? No, it's critical. Major parts of my life like owning and managing a busy company, depend on a healthy brain. I don't know if I'll be the keeper of my thoughts forever. I'm doing any brain training I can to help me to stay mentally fit until then. -Cathy A Montville

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Eating right – together with exercise - is the other key component of our formula for a healthy lifestyle.

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Stimulate Your Brain

Mental Stimulation is JUST as Important as Physical Fitness

Baby boomers actively engage in physical fitness to stay strong and keep their bodies in shape. But what about their brains? Keeping the brain agile is just as important as a rigorous physical exercise regimen, especially as one grows older. Learn more keep your mind as sharp as you feel.

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Lumosity

Lumosity exercises are designed by neuroscientists to improve core cognitive functions.

Researchers have measured improvements in working memory and attention after training.

Train Your Brain
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Be Active

Sixty is the new 40,” say many early baby boomers celebrating their 60th birthday this year. This generation of 76 million people born between 1946 and 1964, determined to ward off aging, has focused more on exercise and wellness than did their parents. They were at the forefront of the aerobics and fitness movement that began in the 1970s and are now flocking to health clubs in even greater numbers. -Mitch Kaye, PT

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Eating right – together with exercise - is the other key component of our formula for a healthy lifestyle.

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Boomer Workouts Tips

Mental Stimulation is JUST as Important as Physical Fitness

ou might be getting older, but that doesn't mean you have to slow down. Yet, your body might think otherwise, sending you messages in the forms of aches and pains that you didn't have to battle during your earlier adult years. By all means, those aches and pains shouldn't be telling you to stop exercising altogether. Staying fit and active is important for your overall health and longevity. Be ready to apply some new thinking to how you keep fit.

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Healthy Hobbies

Healthy Hobbies are Pivotal for a Healthy Lifestyle

According to the Chicago Sun-Times great ways to exercise include running, walking, yoga, playing with grandchildren, swimming, and Tai Chi. They like to call this a ”do-it-yourself physical therapy.”

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Fitness Advice

Nothing provides support like people who know what you’re going through.

Whether you're looking for tips to stay fit or facing a serious health issue, get first-hand advice and support from other Boomers like you!

Get Better Equipped
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VITAL Resources

VITAL provides several resources such as workshops and links to other sites all aimed to better the livelyhood of Boomers as a whole.

VITAL Workshops

Supplemental Sites

Check out these websites to promote your overall well-being.

VillageNetwork
Encore
Zite
SecondAct
NextAvenue
TransitionNetwork
Stanford
Post50

Recommended Books

VITAL provides several resources such as workshops and links to other

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Aging in Community
by Pawel Kadysz
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A Long Bright Future
by Laura Carstensen, Ph.D
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Project Renewment
by Bernice Bratter
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Re-Creating Neighborhoods for Successful Aging
by: Bernice S. Abbott
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Nextville: Amazing Places to Live the Rest of Your Life
by: Barbara Corcoran

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Monica H. Schaeffer, Ph.D,
VITAL, Inc. President

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