Five things you should do to live longer – Obasanjo

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised citizens on five major things to do, to live longer, he says ageing is a natural process that cannot be reversed with drugs but could be attained gracefully.

Chief Obasanjo, revealed this when he received the senior citizens under the aegis of Toyin Anini Varieties Centres of University College Hospital, Ibadan at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta.

The former Nigeria President advised that, adopting the habit of a balanced diet, adequate rest, regular medical checkups, maintaining good social interaction and regular exercising.

His word, “We haven’t been taken proper care of our aged and there are reasons for that, our culture and tradition is that we should be with our children and take care of our grandchildren but where are our children today, they have all travelled abroad. When things changed we have to change with it, once our age is getting older they should have Social Clubs that they can relate with.

“There are five important things to have a good life as an aged person, which the acronym is (DREMS) Diet, Rest, Exercise, medical checkups, and Social Interaction.”

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