Prevention is as important at 70 years old as it is at age seven
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Prevention is as important at 70 years old as it is at age seven

Lisa Berry @RCNi_Lisa Editor, Nursing Older People

My 78-year-old dad describes his daily stroll as part of his stroke prevention plan. According to a recent British Geriatrics Society report, he’s right: ‘prevention is as important at 70 years old as it is at age seven’. With its focus on healthy ageing and prevention, among other aspects the report identifies the importance of older people moving regularly and often.

Nursing Older People. 32, 1, 5-5. doi: 10.7748/nop.32.1.5.s1

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