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Your 60s and 70s

Publish date: 01/08/2013

In your 60s and 70s you may think about retiring or taking more of a back seat, but there are many ways you can make a big difference to your health.

Studies show that exercise and activity can help prevent illness and give you more healthy years, even if you start after 60.

Simple things like eating well, taking a walk, doing the gardening or solving a crossword puzzle can help keep you in good physical and mental condition as you age.

In these pages, you’ll find lots of ideas and suggestions that will help you stay healthy and enjoy life for longer, as well as useful information and links on age-related health issues, from mobility problems to memory loss.

It’s never too late to get fit

How to eat well over 60

Make the most of your brain power

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