• By Dana Sparks

Join the U.S. News Twitter Chat: #HealthyAging

October 22, 2013

African American senior couple in light colored polo shirts standing at a kitchen counter with fruits and vegetables

U.S. News Health & Wellness is partnering with
Mayo ClinicAlbert Einstein College of Medicine and other leading experts to talk about how to stay healthy for the maximum number of years and how to stave off age-related diseases such as osteoarthritisdiabetesheart disease and Alzheimer's.

WHO: @USNewsHealth@MayoClinic@EinsteinMed and other leading experts.

WHAT: A live Twitter chat on healthy aging. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #HealthyAging.

WHERE: http://tweetchat.com/room/healthyaging

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 1 p.m. ET.

WHY: We don't necessarily want to live to 90 if we feel 90. Living to 90 and feeling 70 is more like it. That's the difference between health span and life span: life span refers to how long we live, while health span is how long we live with the best possible health.

*This article information courtesy U.S. News and World Report.



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