5 Exercises for Older Adults

Make It Better Magazine
August 2014

While exercise is important at any age, it takes on special resonance for older adults. Exercise can have a dramatic impact on quality and length of life, helping to maintain strength and mobility and allowing for independent living.

In a recently released University of Florida study of older adults, exercise was proven to keep participants mobile and active, rather than housebound. The Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) study proved that exercise is an important component for maintaining mobility, which in turn keeps people independent and engaged with others. The most important takeaway? It is never too late to start moving.

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