National Institutes of Health
- The primary NIH organization for research on Exercise for Seniors is the National Institute on Aging
There is a fountain of youth. Millions have discovered it - the secret to feeling better and living longer. It's called staying active. Finding a program that works for you and sticking with it can pay big dividends. Regular exercise can prevent or delay diabetes and heart trouble. It can also reduce arthritis pain, anxiety and depression. It can help older people stay independent.
There are four main types of exercise and seniors need some of each:
NIH: National Institute on Aging
References and abstracts from MEDLINE/PubMed (National Library of Medicine)