Seniors benefit in numerous ways from physical activity. Exercises can be done at home, a community pool or a local center. And seniors aren’t limited to just one type of exercise either. There are many to choose from and many activities can be modified to fit any limitations. Yoga, walking and swimming are all low impact routines that offer a range of benefits late in life and for all abilities.
Some of the benefits include: -reduce fall risk and increase the ability to live independently -maintain strength, healthy joints and muscles -helps reduce or control blood pressure -reduce the risk of colon cancer and diabetes -ease symptoms of anxiety -offer community and companionship when done in groups -reduces and prevents arthritis joint swelling and pain