Heath and Aging

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Healthy Eating After 50

Learn how to make smart food choices. Read about healthy eating plans and get tips about how much to eat, reading nutrition labels, food safety, cutting costs, and more.

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Spanish Version
Keywords: Eating, Nutrition, Healthy Aging, Well-Being

Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging

Get moving! This 120-page guide describes the benefits of exercise and physical activity for older people. Learn how to set exercise goals and stick to them. Includes sample exercises for endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility and a list of resources.

PDF (7.35 MB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Exercise, Physical Activity

Exercise and Physical Activity: Getting Fit for Life

Learn about getting fit using the four types of exercise, how to stay safe while exercising, and the benefits of exercise in avoiding age-related conditions. Find additional exercise and physical activity resources for older adults.

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Spanish Version
Keywords: Exercise, Physical Activity

Workout to Go: A Sample Exercise Routine from the National Institute on Aging at NIH

Find sample workout exercises to keep up your physical activities and to help with strength, balance, and flexibility as you get older. A handy guide that includes step-by-step instructions and photos, to use at home or on the go.

PDF (2.96 MB)
Keywords: Exercise, Healthy Aging, Longevity, Physical Activity

Cover of Go4Life DVD

Go4Life DVD—Everyday Exercises from the National Institute on Aging

Improve strength, balance, flexibility, and endurance with the Go4Life Everyday Exercises from the National Institute on Aging video. Designed for older adults, this DVD features strength, balance, and flexibility exercises that can be done at home, at work, at the gym—almost anywhere.


Keywords: Exercise, Go4Life

Falls and Fractures

It’s important for older people to avoid falling.  Learn some tips to prevent a fall or fracture such as staying physically active and knowing the side effects of your medicines Get for making your home safe to prevent falls.

PDF (186.07 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Falls, Balance Problems, Safety, Osteoporosis, Bones and Joints

Exercise and Physical Activity: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Get tips for starting a simple, safe exercise program at home. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about exercise and physical activity in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (1011.1 KB) | ePub (276.81 KB) | Kindle (185.65 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Exercise

Go4Life “Be active every day!” dancers poster

Just what your fitness center, senior center, or doctor’s office ordered! This 18” x 26” full-color poster reminds older adults about the benefits of exercise and provides information about NIA’s Go4Life website.

PDF (233.28 KB)
Keywords: Exercise

It's Never Too Late to Start Exercising

Join Lucy and Pepe as they learn about the benefits of exercise and physical activity from their friends in this fotonovela from the NIA. You can read the story in Spanish or English.

PDF (1.94 MB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Exercise

Go4Life "READ to stay informed. MOVE to stay healthy!" bookmark

NIA offers single copies and bulk quantities of this free bookmark as part of its Go4Life exercise and physical activity campaign for older adults. Quantities may be ordered by senior centers, healthcare providers, fitness centers, and other organizations. The colorful, 3” x 8” bookmark tells readers about the campaign and the Go4Life website. It also briefly describes of NIA’s Go4Life exercise and physical activity campaign.

PDF (328.13 KB)
Keywords: Exercise, Go4Life

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