Benefits of exercise
Increase and improved joint function.
Reduce joint pain.
Increase muscle strength.
Reduce rate of loss of bone strength and bone density.
Reduce the factors that contribute to fractures and falls.
Increase opportunity to socialise.
Feeling of wellbeing and enjoyment.
Improve self esteem.
Reduces stress and anxiety.
Improves psychological functioning.
Improves mental health.
Empowering - play a more active role in society.
Making new friendships.
Widened social network.
Diminishes stereotypical perception of the elderly.