Inactivity can become a habit, especially when we’re all stuck at home. The mental health benefits of exercise are nearly endless. Exercise produces endorphins (the “feel good” hormone) which act as a stress reliever and leave you feeling happy and satisfied. In addition, exercise has been linked to improving sleep, which is especially important for older adults who often suffer from insomnia and disrupted sleep patterns.
Here are six safe and easy exercises for seniors from the helpful blog Nurse Next Door.