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Maintaining Weight as We Age Means More Exercise

Staying active is vital to healthy aging, and research reveals that remaining active can become more difficult as we age. That’s why it is so important to continue to be diligent about an exercise program. And companionship is a vital component of staying on the move.

More Evidence Physical Activity a Plus for Seniors

If you need proof that exercise is a fountain of youth, check out the mounting research. If a senior loved one isn't convinced, call a friend – or CAREGiver – to provide that extra encouragement.

Moderate Alcohol Use May Be Healthy for Seniors

Moderate alcohol consumption has been found to be beneficial to healthy active seniors, according to research. That’s good news for older adults who like to socialize.

Seniors Should Strive to Keep Up with Those Younger

Age is no excuse for becoming a couch potato. In fact, all adults should strive for a regular exercise program to the best of their abilities, the experts say. Family caregivers can check out the resources that could help their loved ones get on the move.

Exercise and Companionship Can Minimize Fall Risk

Falls can sideline seniors like no other risk. But exercise is the secret weapon that may help seniors improve strength, flexibility and balance needed to prevent these mishaps. Sometimes all older adults need is little motivation. Companionship can be the motivator.

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