5NEWS Fit: Aging Healthy

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It’s not necessarily about the length of your life, but the quality. That’s why Eldridge Retirement Community in Des Moines, Iowa says exercising is so important at every age.

These senior citizens push themselves to stay active and feel better.

Wellness directors say before and after fitness assessments, residents show improvement at every age. Research also shows exercise improves cognitive skills.

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