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4 Top Exercises to Keep Older Adults Mobile Longer

The JAMA Report

Older adults who lose their mobility, are at higher risk for illness, being hospitalized and losing the independence to live on their own. A new study examined whether sedentary older adults, who participated in a structured moderate physical activity program, could prevent or delay losing their mobility. The program involved a regimen of walking, stretching, resistance training, and flexibility exercises. Catherine Dolf has more in this week’s JAMA Report.