Several Factors Contribute to Low Physical Activity Levels of Assisted Living Residents

June 15, 2022


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5-15 mins
Lonely Senior Woman
Presented by Michigan News

When a loved one moves into an assisted living community, it is often assumed that with more organized activities, they may become more physically active. However, a new study from the U-M School of Nursing found high levels of sedentary behavior and low levels of physical activity among residents studied. Faculty experts explore their study, highlighting potential issues of prolonged sitting and activity recommendations for adults over 60.

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