Cheers! To Aging Like Fine Wine


“Growing into your future with health and grace and beauty doesn’t have to take all your time. It rather requires a dedication to caring for yourself as if you were rare and precious, which you are, and regarding all life around you as equally so, which it is.” –Victoria Moran

Society has trained us to believe that being youthful is the only way to feel good about yourself. Well, that’s just not natural because we all age and that’s perfectly fine. Why should any of us try to turn back the clock when we can just ensure we age gracefully? Each and every year billions of dollars are wasted as people try to defy the natural process of aging, to turn back the clock, to spit in the face of Father Time and cling to the ever-elusive facade of youth. What people don’t realize is that growing older doesn’t necessarily separate you from your youth, your independence, your athleticism, or from living your life. Age is simply a number and it’s what you do with your body and mind that determines how old you really feel.

 

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.” –George Bernard Shaw

Think about it this way. Have you ever met a 22-year-old who complains about their joints and can constantly be heard saying, “I have the body of a grandma”, or seen an elderly couple out running at a faster pace than you could in high school? When it comes to feeling young and healthy, for most people it’s simply a case of following some basic tips and tricks to keep old age at bay. Here’s a little inspiration to really drive home this point. This 80 year old woman hasn’t lost her vest for life and out there dancing like any young person can!

Getting older isn’t a bad thing. It’s something to look forward to, to enjoy, and to cherish. We encourage you to share your favorite tips and tricks to feeling young and healthy as you age on our Facebook page or in the office. Help give others the key to enjoying this stage of their lives! Here are a few of Open MRI of Pueblo‘s tips to keeping your body healthy so you can age like fine wine.

  • Exercise
  • Make sure to get enough sleep
  • Try to eat a balanced diet
  • Have a positive mindset
  • Don’t stress; enjoy life
  • Stay on top of your health
  • Find time for fun

 

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