02 Oct Water Exercise Can Benefit Seniors
Talk with your Aging Parents About Senior Citizens Swimming to
Develop Aging Fitness
From Talk Early...talk often...
As we age, our bone density decreases, we lose stamina, and it becomes harder and harder to keep up an excercise regimen to stay in shape. This is especially the case for senior citizens, as the rate at which the decline in these situations increases with seniors. Water exercise is a great way for senior citizens to exercise, as the water provides resistance, and is low impact on bones and joints. This post from talk early...talk often... presents some great workouts in the swimming pool for senior citizens, and explains the benefits.
Here is an excerpt from the post: