Be a BFF by sending e-cards

You and your age-appropriate BFF can motivate each

You and your age-appropriate BFF can motivate each other to get out and exercise by sending free "e-cards" available from the government's Go4Life initiative for boomers and seniors. (Credit: Handout)

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BFFs are not just for teens and texters anymore. With more and more seniors joining their children, grandchildren and, yes, even great-grandchildren online, "Best Friends Forever" now come in all age groups.

You and your age-appropriate BFF can motivate each other to get out and exercise by sending free "e-cards" available from the government's Go4Life initiative for boomers and seniors. You include the e-cards as an attachment to a regular email message. Each of the six e-cards offers a lively, animated message, including "Let's go to the mall and walk" and "Let's make a date to exercise."

There are six e-cards available. To access the e-cards, go to bit.ly/exercise-ecards.

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