Physical activity refers to any movement of the body. Gardening for food, walking, and dancing are all examples of physical activities. Moving more and sitting less throughout the day can have a positive impact on your health. Think of some ways you can add more physical activity into your day!
On this page you will find information on Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. You will also find resources for helping promote movement, newsletters with information specific to older adults, and information on the Walk With Ease program.
Resources for Older Adults
Interested in learning more about healthy eating and physical activity? Our team of experts has created newsletters packed with tips for older adults. Learn how to include a variety of physical activity in your day, or how to ensure you're getting enough of the nutrients you need for healthy aging.
Walk With Ease
Walk With Ease is a free exercise program available to all Oregonians. The program can help increase activity levels and improve health. Participants will receive a free guidebook, learn how to be physically active, and work towards personal goals.
Visit the Walk With Ease website to see if the self-directed, in-person, or virtual program works best for you.