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Older Americans Not Getting Enough Physical Activity

Physical activity is essential for combating many physical problems yet current figures suggest that older Americans aren’t getting enough. This infographic effectively breaks the numbers down for you.

Highlights:

  • 22% of those 65 and older report regular physical activity
  • estimated cost of falling injuries by 2020 is $32.3 billion
  • 4 in 10 of people 65 or older have difficulty with at least one basic activity of daily living (ADL)

Physical Activity and Older Americans
Physical Activity and Older Americans Infographic via Evergreen Rehab