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Grandfather and granddaughter in garden

Family Activities for Fun and Good Health

Being physically active with your family is a great way to stay healthy and make exercise fun. And being physically active can be more fun when you’re with someone you love.

Grandparents And Grandchildren Playing Basketball Together Smiling

Keep Going! Stay Motivated to Be Active

Physical activity is a great way for older adults to gain substantial health benefits and maintain independence. To make physical activity a routine habit, choose activities and exercises that are fun, motivate you, and keep you interested.

Multi Generation Family Playing Soccer Together and Smiling

Work Out at Work

Being active is one of the most important things you can do each day. There are many ways to fit physical activity into your regular schedule, even while you are at work! Look for easy ways to add physical activity to your regular schedule.

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Caregivers and Exercise – Take Time for Yourself

Are you a caregiver providing support for a spouse, friend, or relative? Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. Make sure you are making time for yourself, eating healthy foods, and being active.

Two senior African American women, doing tai chi exercises at the park.

Feel Down? Get Up! Emotional Benefits of Exercise

Research has shown that the benefits of exercise go beyond just physical well-being. Exercise helps support emotional and mental health. So, next time you’re feeling down, anxious, or stressed, try to get up and start moving!

Older woman dancing in a crowd and smiling