The author of this Psychology Today article is a physical therapist who specializes in promoting fitness and wellness for older adults. Three points she shares from her decades of experience are:

  • Myths about aging often keep people from exercise and other physical activity.
  • Busting these five myths can be the first step toward motivating older adults to exercise for health, independence, and vitality.
  • Older adults do not have to accept the downhill slide of physical aging as inevitable.

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