Staying at home and maintaining a fitness routine may be challenging for many, but it is an opportunity to encourage all older adults to move more at home. To that end we wanted to post on our website, links to activity videos that would be safe for older adults to do in their home during this pandemic.
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Sharing Knowledge to Improve Exercise Opportunities for People Living with Dementia
New WHO Guidelines recommend specific interventions for reducing the risk of cognitive decline and dementia; including regular exercise.
New statement presents the consensus on the effects of physical activity on older adults’ fitness, health, cognitive functioning, functional capacity, engagement, motivation, psychological well-being and social inclusion:
CoP member Dr. Lora Giangregorio (University of Waterloo) is requesting feedback on re-writing Canada's Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults.
Hello Everyone, Thank you again for your membership in Active Aging Canada's Community of Practice and welcome to our newly launched message board. The goal of this additional communication mode is to be a space where as a collective group we can advance, share, and disseminate the knowledge of the key role of exercise in lifelong healthy aging. For example, I'd like to begin by sharing the news of a newly funded initiative. See below:
Please review the full Feasibility Study and our Press release on our website. http://auroratennis.ca/SEED-OTF-Grant/