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Exercise: A Guide from the National Institute of Aging
Welcome to one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself. Exercise! Regular exercise and physical activity are very important to the health and abilities of older people. In fact, studies suggest that not exercising is risky behavior. That is why we wrote this book. This guide from the National Institute on Aging is aimed at improving the health of older people.
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Exercise for Older Adults

Growing older doesn't mean people have to lose their strength or their ability to do everyday tasks. Exercise can help older adults feel better and enjoy life more, even those who think they're too old or too out of shape.

This guide to exercise provides videos of experts in exercise who discuss safety, progress tracking, and the benefits of exercise.


Strength Training for Older Adults!

If you're interested in feeling stronger, healthier, and more vital, this program is for you. This strength-training program was developed by experts at Tufts University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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