Activities for Older Adults

Why is physical activity important for older adults?

Being physically active has countless benefits to both your body and your mind. The guidelines for the amount of physical activity adults and older adults should be doing is 75 minutes per week of vigorous intensity exercise or 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise.

Some of the benefits of physical activity include:

  • improved sleep
  • helps maintain healthy weight
  • helps manage stress levels
  • improves quality of life
  • decreased chance of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and some cancers

Please look at the activities below to see what is on offer within Charnwood to help you stay physically active.

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