Too Much Sitting After 60 May Lead to Disability, Study Says

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How to do that? Stand up when you talk on the phone, she suggested. Park in a far-away space at the mall or market when you shop. At work or home, walk around a bit when you get up for coffee or water, she advised. Walk to nearby errands instead of taking the car. If you're able, take stairs, not elevators. You can use a pedometer to track your activity.

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To learn more about exercising safely, visit the U.S. National Institute on Aging.

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