Healthy Seniors Slideshow: Exercise for Successful Aging

Reviewed by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD on Monday, May 24, 2010

Back view of a senior couple sitting on the beach.

A group of happy seniors.

A senior couple exercises in the park.

A senior man works out with weights in the gym.

A senior woman and man work out with weights.

A senior man weight training with a personal trainer.

A senior couple on a walk through the countryside.

A senior woman does stretching exercises on the floor.

A woman balances and practices Tai Chi.

Illustration shows normal bone density and weakened bone affected by osteoporosis.

An illustration showing the differences between a normal, healthy joint, a joint affected by osteoarthritis, and one affected by rheumatoid arthritis.

A healthy senior woman with raised arms expresses positive energy in the pool.

Senior couple enjoys a bike ride.

Senior Guidelines for Physical Activity Chart

A doctor checks the results of a senior man exercising on a treadmill.

Personal exercise planner

Seniors performing walking, biking and swimming exercises.

A senior woman exercises with weights and resistance bands.

Senior couple performing stretching exercises.

Senior women taking a balance exercise class.

A senior man jumps in the air.

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