When it comes to exercise, most people will think it involves only youths and young adults. It is a general opinion that as people get older, they begin to focus more on more pressing life issues and exercise does not matter anymore. In truth, this opinion is fictitious and unhelpful at best. The older you grow, the more important it is for you to exercise your body. Exercise enhances your cardiovascular health, makes you stronger, reduces stress, and helps you sleep better. All of these qualities – cardiovascular health, physical strength, quality sleep, and so on – become more difficult to get when you become a senior citizen. This is why exercise is very essential for adults who want to live a quality life. The advantages of exercise in senior and aging adults are numerous and this article addresses five of these benefits.
As much as humans want to stay independent for life, age takes a toll, and often comes a time when elderly loved ones can no longer handle their affairs, and they start requiring assistance with everyday activities.