Many seniors have reported that their energy levels decreased as they got older but it’s important to know that chronic fatigue (feeling tired for weeks at a time) is not a normal part of aging. If that’s the case it might be time to talk to a medical professional to find out if there is an underlying cause. However, if you find yourself feeling sluggish or depleted occasionally there are simple habits you can try implementing to feel more energized.
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Gaining more energy starts with getting a good night’s rest, staying hydrating, and eating healthy foods but there are more things you can be doing too. Check out these 10 easy ways seniors can boost their energy every day!
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Cut Back on Caffeine
Coffee has many health benefits and can be the perfect beverage to give you a little boost in the morning. That said, too much caffeine can be a bad thing.
First, drinking coffee too late in the day may disrupt your sleep which will only make you more tired the next day. But the caffeine isn’t the only thing that will keep you up at night. Drinking coffee too late in the evening can lead to frequent urination during the night which also disrupts your sleep. Try limiting yourself to one cup of coffee per day and don’t drink it too close to bedtime.