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We're getting physical this January

Exercise plays an essential role in our physical and mental health

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.

Get fit with the Green Goddess

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...

Let's get physical with the Green Goddess
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Download our 'Easy as ABC' guide

Written by Care UK experts, our free guide is packed full of tips and advice on ways to help an older loved to stay active and engaged, with hobbies, interests and activities.

Download now