Wellness Tips

1. Take the lead in your health care.

2. Manage your medications properly.

3. Do a monthly safety check in your home. Move furniture or other items that might trip you.

4. Eat your vegetables.

5. See your doctor for check-ups.

6. Drink the right amount of fluids.

7. Get social. Find an activity you can enjoy with others.

8. Stay physically active. Check with a Senior Citizen's Center or YMCA near you to see if there are exercise classes for older adults.

9. Make a long-term plan regarding home living. Planning for the future can help ease stress.

10. Find a way you can help someone else.