Presently, Canadians have one of the highest life expectancies in the world. On average, a 65 year old man can expect to live another 17 years and a 65 year old woman can expect to live an additional 21 years. 13 of those years will be in good health but 4-8 will be in poor health. These videos make the case for the importance of physical activity in minimizing chronic disease and maximizing quality of life as we age.
A New Horizons Grant will enable go!PEI to increase its low-cost, physical activity programming options for older adults all across the Island, by training a group of 16 Islanders in the CCAA's Seniors' Fitness Instructor Course.
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