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January 2019|WHI News

2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

Moving more and sitting less benefits everyone regardless of age or current fitness level. Physical activity can help people feel better, function better, and sleep better. See Chapter 5 for more on Active Older Adults.
October 2019|WHI News

Step Volume and Mortality in Older Women

Women who averaged approximately 4400 steps/d had lower mortality rates. Read the full article here.
October 2019|WHI News

Light Physical Activity and Heart Disease in Older Women

All daily life physical activity has a role in preventing heart disease. Read the full article here.
Fall Prevention - October 2019|WHI News

What YOU Can Do To Prevent Falls

Simple tips to reduce your risk of falling
Fall Prevention - October 2019|WHI News

Fall Prevention Checklist for Your Home

Use this checklist to find and fix hazards in your home
Fall Prevention - October 2019|WHI News

Postural Hypotension: What It Is and How To Manage It

What are the symptoms and causes and how to manage them
JUNE 2018|WHI News

Light physical activity and mortality in women aged 63 to 99

Common daily activities done by older, such as walking to the mailbox, strolling around the neighborhood, folding

Active through the Holidays

Read more on how to stay active through the holidays!
NOVEMBER 2018|WHI News

The Science of Gratitude

Read more on how researchers have developed ways to conceptualize gratitude and its benefits
November 2018|WHI News

Counting Blessings vs Burdens

For readers who want an in-depth scientific perspective on gratitude, read more here
JANUARY 2018|WHI News

Sedentary lifestyle in older women 'ages body cells'

Women who lead a sedentary lifestyle have faster-aging cells than those who exercise every
NOVEMBER 2017|WHI News

This Woman is Strong and Healthy at 90. Here's How She Does It.

At 90, Jane Josephs exercises at the YMCA every morning. She is a Women's Health Initiative participant
JUNE 2017|WHI News

Sitting Too Much Ages You By 8 Years

Sitting too much during the day has been linked to a host of diseases, from obesity to
APRIL 2017|WHI News

The Relationship of Sedentary Behavior and Physical Activity...

Results from the Women's Health Initiative study on prolonged sitting and
May 2017|WHI News

Health advice is less irritating if you’re mindful

Mindfulness is usually defined as having awareness of the present moment and there’s evidence it can reduce negative reactions to emotionally charged situations...
July 2017|WHI News

Why Swimming Is The Best Exercise Ever

Swimming is a way to fit cardio into your workout routine without putting stress on your bones, joints...
August 2017|WHI News

More evidence on the importance of physical activity for older adults

A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine shows that exercise programs can ease the burden of mobility issues among older adults...
September 2017|WHI News

A 2-Minute Walk May Counter the Harms of Sitting

A new study suggests that even a few minutes per hour of moving instead of remaining in a chair might reduce the harms of...
October 2017|WHI News

Perceiving oneself as less physically active is linked to a shorter lifespan

Research finds that people who think they are less active than others in a similar age bracket...
December 2017|WHI News

Older people need regular exercise, and studies find they are better off for it

Older people have much to gain from regular exercise...