Liz has two tips that she regards as equally important for a flexible body and mind. They make good sense together. And what interesting advice she herself received about well-being in old age!
Q. Imagine a younger person telling you they want to achieve a happy, healthy old age. Give your very best tip, in 30 words or fewer.
A. 1. Travel to keep your mind open to new people, points of view, and customs. 2. Stay as physically active as possible.
Q. Why did you choose to share that particular tip?
A. I consider them both important to my own happiness, health and enjoyment of life. It keeps my mind open and my body flexible…both related.
Q. Did you follow any advice that you were given about achieving a happy, healthy old age?
A. Yes. I have a good friend who is a physical therapist, she says that staying healthy and involved in life during your 70s carries you through your 80s and beyond. It’s during the 70s that you have to be diligent.
Q. How old are you?