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Exercise critical to keeping healthy while aging
KOMO-TV interviews director of the Fall Prevention Clinic at UW Medicine Harborview
Dr. Elizabeth Phelan, director of the Fall Prevention Clinic at UW Medicine Harborview, spoke to Molly Shen with KOMO-TV on the importance of exercise as we age.
"Even in late life, people can benefit greatly from actually starting, Phelan said. It's never too late to start a balance program, for example."
In addition to strength and balance, the National Institute on Aging recommends people work on flexibility and endurance, as part of the Go4Life program.