Walking Fends Off Disability, And It’s Not Too Late To Start

(By Katherine Hobson for NPR)

People who have reached their later years may think it’s primarily a time to relax, not to increase their physical activity. Not so. Previous research has suggested that exercise can improve memory and reverse muscle loss in older adults, among other benefits. And a study out Monday finds that a regular program of physical activity reduces the time spent with mobility-limiting disability. Continue reading article here……

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