According to the 2019 Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to nearly double from 52 million in 2018 to 95 million in 2060. Physical Activity is a powerful predictor of a person's mobility, longevity and quality of life, especially in the later years. Join us for a webinar featuring Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP as we explore the importance and how to optimize function and physical activity among a wide range of older adults.
1. Describe the benefits of optimizing function and physical activity among older adults.
2. Discuss how the risk of sedentary behavior is often outweighs the risk of physical activity.
3. Review recommendations and evaluations for older adults in terms of function and physical activity.
4. Explain ways to motivate individuals based on their motivation, preferences, and goals.