Exercise for Seniors

Downloadable Tools and Tips:
Click the links to view or right click to print or save to your computer.Downloads

Web Resources:
Click the links below to access resource Web sites to find out more about exercise for seniors.

Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide
The National Institute on Aging offers this downloadable book aimed at getting seniors up and moving more so they can enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle.

Fitness Facts, Tips & Handouts
The American Senior Fitness Association provides selected short articles containing important fitness and health information for seniors who are beginning or expanding an exercise program.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
This site contains information on the benefits of exercise.

American Heart Association
This site contains information about the importance of physical activity for older adults and those with disabilities.

familydoctor.org
Information on getting started with an exercise program, tips on how to safely exercise, and types of exercises appropriate for the elderly population.

American College of Sports Medicine
Recommendations on how to begin and maintain an exercise regimen.