Seniors are just as in need of a regular exercise routine as the younger generation. In fact, a study was recently conducted that found that 67% of seniors remain sedentary over 8.5 hours a day. Exercise is not only good for the physical self, but also excellent for the mental state, as well.
Seniors who exercise regularly can decrease their risk of many health issues, such as dementia, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity, just to name a few. They may improve their mental health by reducing their risk of depression and anxiety with regular exercise and social activity. Here are some activities that seniors can do to stay active.