Kline Galland Online Information Center*

Reasons to Stay Physically Active

Cognitive Fitness and Physical Activity Program

Source: American Senior Fitness Association

Description:

Organization to promote excellence in older adult fitness by providing widely accessible, senior specific fitness education programs, fitness resources and internationally recognized professional certification.


Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from The National Institute on Aging

Source: National Institutes of Health

Description:

This 120-page, illustrated guide describes the benefits of exercise and physical activity for older people, with sample exercises and tips.


Exercise and Physical Activity

Source: National Institute on Aging

Description:

Information and resources for seniors who want to increase their level of physical activity.


Exercise for Seniors

Source: Medline Plus

Description:

Extensive collection of resources from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health


Go4Life

Source: National Institute on Aging

Description:

Nationwide program to promote physical activity for older adults. Includes many online resources to help seniors get more exercise.


International Council on Active Aging

Description:

Website of association of active aging professionals includes resources and information about senior fitness


Seniors and Exercise

Source: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Description:

Information and resources for older adults who want to takes step toward a more active, healthy lifestyle.


Young at Heart: Tips for Older Adults

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Description:

Online guide for healthy eating and safe physical activity for seniors.


* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.