Regular exercise provides a myriad of health benefits for seniors, such as better joint health and improvements in blood pressure. According to the American Heart Association, an estimated 85.6 million (>1 in 3) American adults have one or more types of cardiovascular disease.
Encouraging Mom and Dad to keep hearts healthy will benefit them in many ways, from preventing bone loss to reducing the risk of diseases associated with aging. Luckily, senior living communities typically offer exercise and wellness programs that support healthy heart function.
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