Living a healthy lifestyle can impact both your lifespan and quality of life, says the U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
But regardless of your age, the NIDDK emphasizes that it is never too late to be good to your mind and body.
The agency encourages older adults to:
Fatigue in Older Adults
For older adults, being tired here and there may be common, says the National Institute on Aging. Illness, medication, emotional distress, poor sleep habits, alcohol and junk food are some of the many possible causes of fatigue.
To feel less tired, the agency suggests that older adults:
If you feel tired for several weeks with no relief, contact your doctor.