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Big life changes can be overwhelming, but they can also be the perfect time to start fresh.

Your kids have flown the coop. All that time you spent nurturing and encouraging them has paid off. They’re off to live life and pursue bigger, better things. It’s a big moment for you. Be proud of a job well done.

While becoming an empty nester is no doubt somewhat bittersweet, it’s also your chance to seize the day and live your life on your terms. You definitely deserve it.

It’s important to prioritize self-care at any age, especially as you transition into this new phase of your life. Actions you can take to help age well and maintain your well-being include:

  • building a rich social life
  • eating well
  • regularly exercising
  • getting plenty of rest
  • managing your stress levels

But figuring out how to move forward and live life well on your own terms can be daunting. What’s next for you?

Take the quiz below to help you identify how you might flourish in older adulthood.