What Do We Know About Healthy Aging?

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Many factors influence healthy aging. Some of these, such as genetics, are not in our control. Others — like exercise, a healthy diet, going to the doctor regularly, and taking care of our mental health — are within our reach. Research supported by NIA and others has identified actions you can take to help manage your health, live as independently as possible, and maintain your quality of life as you age.

Tips to boost your health as you age

Click here to learn more about the research and the steps you can take to promote healthy aging.