This becomes even more important in later life. Regular exercise can help to improve cognitive function in older people, decrease risk of falls and improve overall wellbeing.
That’s why this year, we’re encouraging all Care UK homes to ‘get physical’ in January, and try out new, fun forms of exercise to kick off the new year.
Read our top tips on how to keep fit in later life, including what type of exercise is best.
As part of our campaign, the iconic Green Goddess, Diana Moran, has created some workout videos especially for residents to take part in. Here is Diana telling us about the different ways to keep active in older age...
Find out how just a few of our homes are getting involved with the Let's Get Physical campaign.
A care home in Whitstable has been taking part in an unusual type of exercise to keep active.
Residents in Care UK homes have been taking part in some unusual forms of exercise as part of a seasonal get fit campaign featuring The Green Goddess.