Tips for Good Health

  • Scientific research confirms that exercise is one of the most important factors in determining life expectancy.
  • Studies show that no group in our population benefits more from exercise than seniors.
  • Lack of physical activity and poor diet are the second largest underlying cause of death in the US.
  • Exercise improves mood and relieves depression.
  • Regular exercise can help prevent or delay certain diseases, including cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.
  • Physical activity reduces the incidence of constipation.
  • All seniors should consult with their physician prior to undertaking new activities. Call your doctor and stop exercising if you exhibit any of the following: Chest pain, or pressure, trouble breathing or excessive shortness of breath, difficulty with balance.

Given the beneficial nature of exercise, we recommend a series of exercises that most seniors can handle.