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Exercises for Aging Adults A recent commercial used a clever twist on Isaac Newton’s laws of motion saying, “A body at rest tends to stay at rest, while a body in motion tends to stay in motion.” Although the physicist was referring to mass, this aptly applies to the human body especially as they age. Older bodies are less able to execute tasks that were simple for their younger selves basically because humans are designed that way. So, if you sit on the front porch chair all day, your muscles and joints will be less used and more likely to succumb to old age. Whereas, if you keep active using exercises designed for an older adult, you can keep your