The fact is, aging women and men differ in the diseases they face and their exercise and health needs.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women around the world – closely followed by breast cancer. Because most medical conditions and ailments that women face can be controlled and sometimes treated, there is a great possibility of reducing the number of deaths attributed to these illnesses.
Research has shown that a healthy diet, exercise and regular medical checkups are the key ingredients for healthy aging for women.
In this infographic, The University of Florida Online took a closer look at health issues that face women as they age and strategies to help prevent many of the diseases and illnesses they face.