Benefits for all
Older adults should aim for some type of physical activity every day. It will improve your health, reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and help with mental health.
If you’ve not exercised for some time you should consult your GP first especially if you have any pre-existing medical conditions. Your level of activity and its intensity must be appropriate to your current fitness level.
You should aim:
If you've fallen or are worried about falling, doing exercises to improve your strength, balance and flexibility will help make you stronger and make you feel more confident on your feet.