Getting older brings many changes – some we can control, some we cannot. But it's important to know that chronic disease doesn't have to be part of getting older.
Staying active, healthy and socially connected into older age are among the best things you can do to help prevent conditions such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity, osteoporosis and diabetes. They are all also proven tonics for good mental health.
Healthy ageing is also one of the five priority areas of the National Women's Health Strategy 2020-2030.