WELCOME TO BABY BOOMER MEMOS
DO AGING BABY BOOMERS FOLLOW HEALTH ADVICE?
Doesn't it seem impossible to count the times, throughout our long lives, that Baby Boomers have been advised to eat nutritious foods, stay active, regulate stress, get adequate sleep, be drug-free, curb alcohol use, avoid negative relationships ... yada, yada, yada ...
Typically, boomers (and everyone else) take the constant flow of advice seriously only when repercussions of unhealthy choices spoil life-satisfaction and threaten wellbeing. Then, we make pledges of good behavior. Doesn't it also seem impossible to count the times pledges get broken?
A flippant phrase gains relevance for Baby Boomers when we assess our current health status: 'If I had known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.'
A trite, but true response: 'It is never too late to begin!'
Wellbeing Is A Lifestyle Choice ...