Region 8 residents learn how to age healthier

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)-  Residents of Region 8 got lessons in fitness and health as they age.

The Center on Aging-Northeast held their "Fit After 50" program Thursday.  The program taught people how to remain active and fit by exercising, practicing good nutrition and having a positive outlook.

Director for the Center on Aging, Dr. Thomas Mulligan, spoke to attendants about certain problem areas, how to avoid them and how to age with success.

He says that reasons for not aging well are linked back to lifestyle choices, nutrition and lack of exercise.

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