Support Independence and Resilience!
June 10, 2020
We often take physical indpendence for granted because shopping, attending events, and interacting with others offers at least a basic level of regular movement.
Isolating at home poses a hidden danger of losing physical independence due to a lack of physical activity. Consider what movements you would do on a normal day - get into and out of a car, walk, lift and carry groceries, and interact with others.
Two questions can reveal your risk.
1. Do you have "reserves" of strength, mobility, & endurance?
2. Are you replacing your usual activity with intentional exercise?
Low physical reserv...