These Grannies and Gramps Get PhysicalThe Alzheimer's Site
Some see retirement as a time to just sit around, but many take advantage of the free time to get in shape. Dancing, gymnastics and weights aren’t just for the young. Watch these seniors do these things and more in this video. Even if you can’t quite picture yourself on the parallel bars, take the first steps and build a walking routine! Even at advanced ages, exercise does wonders for strength and balance, and can even help stave off Alzheimer’s disease.
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