HEALTH: Get out, stay well!

We’ve all been there: confined to our homes for days, or even weeks, thanks to the dreaded flu or some other ailment. When you’re finally able to go outside, there’s no feeling quite like it. And for older adults, this seemingly simple pleasure could be life-saving.

Researchers say that leaving the house daily may help older adults to live longer. New research finds that older people who leave their homes every day are likelier to live longer than those who remain indoors, regardless of their health status or functional capacity.

The message is clear – getting out and about is a major benefit.

Read the full story on Medical News Today

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