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Silver Sneakers | http://www.silversneakers.com
- This program is taught in many communities by trained leaders. Some insurance plans provide it as a benefit.
Physical activity guidelines
Canada | https://csepguidelines.ca
United States | https://health.gov/paguidelines/
Enhance Fitness | https://projectenhance.org/enhancefitness/
Low-cost, evidence-based group exercise and falls prevention program to help older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized, and empowered to sustain independent lives.
- - Find a class near you: https://projectenhance.org/locations/
Evidence-based Leadership Council | http://www.eblcprograms.org
Proven evidence-based programs (EBPs) in the following categories: chronic disease and medication management, depression, falls management and physical activity.
- - Evidence-based physical activity programs http://www.eblcprograms.org/evidence-based/recommended-programs/physical-activity/
Go4Life | https://go4life.nia.nih.gov/
Go4Life is an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at NIH, designed to help older adults fit exercise and physical activity into their daily life.
- - 7 Strength, Balance and Flexibility Exercises for Older Adults https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_GPWLlQVMw&feature=youtu.be
- - 20-minute Sample Workout for Older Adults https://youtu.be/8E8iCYG16ho
- - 60-minute Sample Workout for Older Adults https://youtu.be/rkDlpZ3Musw
National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability | https://www.nchpad.org/
NCHPAD is the premier resource for information on physical activity, health promotion, and disability, serving persons with physical, sensory and cognitive disability across the lifespan. NCHPAD’s website features a variety of resources and services which can benefit all ages and populations and can be found online.
- - Deskercise 20 Ways to Get Moving While You Work https://www.nchpad.org/1061/5452/Deskercise~~20~Ways~to~Get~Moving~While~you~Work
National Institute on Aging: Exercise and Physical Activity | https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/exercise-physical-activity
WebMD: The 7 Minute Workout | https://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/ss/the-7-minute-workout-slideshow
Canadian Lung Association: Exercise and COPD | https://youtu.be/DFemC5giG1Y
Flint Rehabilitation Devices, LLC: Core Exercises for Stroke Patients to Improve Balance and Walking | https://youtu.be/dGBqTLtdVuA
Kaiser Permanente Thrive: Seated Upper Body Exercise | https://youtu.be/R6Nr-VaFcqM
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America: Introduction to Multiple Sclerosis Aquatic Fitness | https://youtu.be/PmDArJJjG4c
Sit and Be Fit | https://www.sitandbefit.org/
Recommended video workouts for those with various conditions including: osteoporosis, diabetes, COPD, neuropathy, arthritis, parkinsons and other conditions. This program offers the classes through public television, streaming, YouTube, and DVDs.
Silver Sneakers: 7-Minute Yoga Workout for Older Adults | https://youtu.be/NDLad2vOHkU
Exercises for Chronic Conditions | https://www.bullpub.com/exercises-for-chronic-conditions.html
Audio CD self-management resource
Moving Easy Program | https://www.bullpub.com/catalog-moving-easy.html
Audio CD that guides you through gentle exercise sessions. The recording is also available as a downloadable MP3.
DocMikeEvans: 23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health? | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUaInS6HIGo
Dr. Michelle Segar: No Sweat: Lasting Motivation to Exercise | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoNFjf9ltMo
Segar, Michelle: No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness, 2015. Also online resources: https://michellesegar.com