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Walking

Go4Life

Source: National Institute on Aging

Description:

Nationwide program to promote physical activity for older adults. Includes many online resources to help seniors get more exercise.


Mature Adults: Be Healthy, Walk Safely

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Description:

Online tutorial for seniors about maintaining safety while walking, and starting a walking program.


Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Source: US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration

Description:

Resources and information to promote walking; includes tips for safe walking, including fall prevention.


Walk with Ease

Source: Arthritis Foundation

Description:

The Walk with Ease program helps participants develop a walking plan that meets their particular needs, stay motivated, manage your pain, and exercise safely. Go to the Chapter Map (www.arthritis.org/chaptermap.php) to locate a class near you, or call the Arthritis Answers Help Line at 1-800-542-0295.