-Dr.Kathy Johnson, PhD, CMC
Getting the exercise your muscles need every day is hard to do. As difficult as it may be, we need to remember that without exercise our muscles get week and our balance decreases. Exercise helps to prevent any potential nasty falls that could take us off our feet for weeks.
With age, people like to park in places that require less walking or to do activities that don’t involve much exertion. But routine exercise, like walking to and from the car, is important and a great way to get your heart rate up. To that end, local experts from Long Beach recommend seniors carve out whatever time they can to make a consistent routine for physical activity — thus preventing accidents in the future.