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Staying Active

Staying Active

Remaining physically active reduces your risk of falling by giving you more flexible joints, stronger bones and muscles, better heart and lung function, more energy, less fatigue, better sleep, and less anxiety and depression.

Being active includes everyday activities, such as walking, climbing stairs, gardening and shopping, as well as exercise classes and recreational activities like swimming, golfing and Tai Chi.

According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, physical activity plays an important role in your health and well-being. Their physical activity tips for older adults include easy ways to increase your level of activity, improve your health, and prevent and manage diseases.

Lifemark Seniors Wellness offers FREE exercise and fall prevention classes. If you are looking to improve strength, balance, endurance, improve your ability to perform activities around your home and reduce your risk of falling call 1-877-696-1620 or visit Lifemark Seniors Wellness for more information and to register.

Consult your physician before starting any new physical activity program.

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