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Keep physically active

Find ways to exercise and keep moving in whatever way you can:

  • Exercise is good for your muscles, bones, organs, blood pressure, blood sugar, weight, mood and thinking.
  • Research suggests that 30 minutes of moderate physical activity, three times a week, can strengthen your mind!
  • Before starting an exercise program, it’s best to speak with your doctor or therapist first to make sure the program is right for you.

See basic principles of physical activity

 

 

 

Keep mentally stimulated

  • Find ways to keep your mind active. The activity should challenge you, but not be too difficult. 
  • You could:
    • get involved in your community
    • learn something new
    • explore your creative side
    • read
    • have conversations
    • explore your interests
    • have fun!
  • Check out what is offered at your local community centre or through a continuing education program.

 

Keep socially connected

  • Find ways to be with others and build friendships
  • Get together in person, on the phone, or on the computer
  • Enjoy the company of a pet

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