Active Aging Week and Staying Sharp in Buffalo

September is a big month for the healthy aging community. It is Healthy Aging Month, and this week (Sept. 22–28) is Active Aging Week. Organized by the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), Active Aging Week aims to entice older adults into a more-active lifestyle. The council provides tons of active aging resources on its site, including exercise programs, guides on planning and promoting events, and registration for Active Aging Week host sites.

The council encourages older adults to get out, exercise, eat well, socialize, and challenge themselves with difficult games. Sound familiar? That’s because increased mental activity, increased physical activity, increased social engagement, and control of vascular risks are also the Dana Foundation’s Four Factors to Stay Sharp. So, celebrate Active Aging Week and check out the Staying Sharp website for our resources, too.

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Active Aging and Staying Sharp in Rochester, NY

Summer is over, the weather is cooling, and it's getting easier to be idle in your free time. However, if you don’t want your brain to become idle, your body shouldn’t be either. Keeping that in mind, this week (September 23-29) is Active Aging Week. Organized by the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), Active Aging Week promotes an active lifestyle in older adults. The ICAA provides tons of Active Aging resources on their site including promotional materials, event planning guides, exercise programs, and registration for Active Aging Week host sites. The ICAA encourages older adults to get out, exercise, eat well, socialize, and challenge themselves with difficult games. Sound familiar? If so, it’s because those tenets are also the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives' Four Factors to Stay Sharp! Be sure to check out the Staying Sharp website for our resources as well.

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