How do I encourage older people to become physically active?
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How do I encourage older people to become physically active?

Jo Jennings Orthogeriatric advanced clinical practitioner, Warwick Hospital, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

Physical activities that can benefit older adults

Undertaking physical activity is beneficial to the mind and body regardless of age (Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) 2019). For older adults, it can reduce the risk of the following:

Nursing Older People. 32, 5, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/nop.32.5.11.s9

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