Upper body strength is necessary in order to be able to maintain independence and for important tasks such as getting up from a chair and maintaining balance. Exercise can also help regulate blood pressure and diabetes and diminish symptoms of osteoporosis and arthritis. This is a handout with various activities that older adults can use to maintain strength, endurance, and arm function.
Included in the November 2019 OT edition of Therapy Fix.
Digital edition is $5.
Print+Digital edition is $10 and includes immediate access to the digital file plus 20 color copies delivered to your mailbox.
Tech specs: Digital download. 1 page. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF format. 4.2 MB.