Regular exercise is one of the best activities seniors can do to maintain—and enhance—their overall health. Some seniors may resist or fear physical exercise due to chronic health conditions or the potential for injury. The truth is, in most cases, the advantages outweigh the risks as long as the exercise program is appropriate for their physical condition.
Retirement Done Right in Prescott
May is Older Americans Month and the James Family Prescott YMCA is emphasizing the importance of being active and involved, no matter where or when you are in life. Quad Cities residents are encouraged to develop behaviors that are crucial to healthy aging, including healthy eating, increasing physical activity, and social interaction—especially those adults over 50.
It was 1941. The National Academy of Sciences, tasked with helping out World War II food-relief efforts, issued a report that addressed this question: What nutrients, and in what amounts, do people need to be healthy?