Top FSA eligible products to consider during Healthy Aging Month

With the Baby Boomers nearing retirement and 35 million Americans now 65 and over, it seems that the discussion of healthy aging is never too far from the national conversation. September is Healthy Aging Month, which is the annual observance to promote personal responsibility of one's health and shed light on the positive aspects of growing older.

There are countless ways to celebrate Healthy Aging Month, and even if you haven't reached retirement age, it's never too early to start fostering healthy habits that will carry over into your retirement. If you're still in the working world and your employer offers a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), you can lay the groundwork for happy and healthy golden years with FSA eligible products!

Here are a few ways to embrace Healthy Aging Month Via

1. Exercise regularly

It's never too late to get back in the gym or pursue an at-home fitness regimen. Regular exercise can help improve your mood, provide an energy boost and maintain healthy weight levels. Your FSA covers a wide range of fitness and rehabilitative products, so be sure to check outqualifying hot and cold packs to help reduce soreness and inflammation after workouts, or as a means of bouncing back from injuries.

Check out: Thermal-Aid Large Sectional

2. Take hikes or daily walks

September is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy your favorite nature walk or a hike at a local park. To ensure that you're outfitted for the trail, pick up FSA eligible foot cushioning insoles and treatments to ease strain on your feet

Check out:

Men's -Dr. Scholl's Massaging Gel Men's Outrageous Comfort, Size 8-13 or

Women's– Dr. Scholl's Massaging Gel Women's Outrageous Comfort, Size 6-10

3. Improve your sleep schedule

Sleeping between 7 and 9 hours each night can improve cardiovascular health, reduce stress levels, bolster memory and energy levels and can even help maintain healthy weight levels. If you wish to heed the message of Healthy Aging Month, correcting your sleep schedule is the best place to start!

Check out: TheraPearl Hot or Cold Therapy Eye Mask

4. Utilize health diagnostic equipment

Home healthcare should become a regular facet of your weekly regimen. FSA eligible items like blood pressure monitors, cholesterol meters and oximeters will allow you to take regular readings of vital health information. This can help you spot warning signs of underlying health problems, as well as giving your physician a better sense of your current state of health.

Check out: OMRON 10 Series Upper Arm Blood Pressure Unit, BP785

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