Source: Arthritis Foundation
Exercise program designed specifically for people with arthritis that uses gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility and range of motion, and maintain muscle strength. Go to the Chapter Map (www.arthritis.org/chaptermap.php) to locate a class near you, or call the Arthritis Answers Help Line at 1-800-542-0295.
Source: National Institutes of Health
Free downloadable booklet with all the basics for beginning a senior exercise program. (Also includes address where you can order a copy of the booklet.) Newly updated for 2009.
Source: National Institute on Aging
Nationwide program to promote physical activity for older adults. Includes many online resources to help seniors get more exercise.
Website of association of active aging professionals includes resources and information about senior fitness
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
New â€œGrowing Strongerâ€ program promotes weight training