It’s the Simple Things

One of the things I love most about the field of aging is that there are an almost unlimited number great ideas that are SIMPLE. Here is a perfect example… @aarpbulletin: New study finds how easily you can get up from sitting on the floor can be indicator of how long you have to live: http://t.co/zNJsiJ9i The key, but unstated, concept here is vitality. We can have a better life by paying attention to some core concepts. Perhaps the most important of these is “Use it or Lose it.”

Article written by Dr. Bill Thomas, ChangingAging.org

Bill is a visionary leader in the online Changing Aging movement and a world-renowned authority on geriatric medicine and eldercare. Bill is founder of two movements to reshape long-term care globally – The Eden Alternative and Green House Project.