Living Long and Healthy After 65 Depends on State: CDC
There also will be a cooking contest Saturday. Fridays slate of activities begin at 11 a.m. at the Imperial Centre. Events on Saturday take place at the OIC at 402 E. Virginia St.
To try to eliminate this disparity, state-by-state efforts are needed to encourage people to live healthier lifestyles and to provide access to quality health care, she noted. “We really need to support the prevention programs that make it easier for people to be healthy no matter who they are or where they live,” Yoon said. Healthy life expectancy is lowest in the South, compared with other areas of the United States, according to the report, published July 19 in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.