Exercise at Home
A body at rest remains at rest. If exercise hasn’t been a regular part of someone’s everyday routine, there are years of ingrained behavior that need to be overcome when attempting to make activity a part of a senior’s daily life. Making regular activity a part of an older person’s routine will make it easier for him or her to remember to exercise. Incorporate exercise at home into a daily routine for seniors to meet goals, keeping these tips in mind:
For someone with frailty, simply getting up and down out of a chair unassisted utilizes muscles that will benefit from movement.
First focus on individual goals, concerns, and any barriers standing in the way of exercise.
After enlisting the recommendations of the senior’s physician, even frail seniors should be able to exercise at home, following a plan to help them improve strength … Read More »