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.
What do we offer?
Fusion Lifestyle in partnership with Charnwood Borough Council support a program of guided walks. Walks are primarily volunteer led and cover routes of distances suitable for a wide range of abilities.
Steady Steps Falls Prevention Programme
DAPA - Dementia & Parkinson's Exercise Session
Twilight - Low Intensity Games