The American Heart Association (AHA) issued a statement in support of aerobic exercise, resistance or strength training and isometric handgrip exercises to lower high blood pressure (hypertension).
Mild cognitive impairment (cognitive decline that is more than normal for someone of a specific age) affects 10–25 percent of people over age 70. The annual rate of decline to dementia (which is cognitive decline in several areas along with some functional ability) is about 10 percent. With an aging population, it is estimated that the prevalence of dementia worldwide will escalate sharply.
A number of published studies suggest that healthy spinal posture is important in aging men and women who wish independence in everyday life.
The anti-aging lifestyle includes behaviors such as not smoking achieving a healthy blood sugar and blood pressure engaging in regular physical activity maintaining healthy total cholesterol and body mass index (BMI) and eating a healthy diet.