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SILVER SNEAKERS participants work on flexibility in their wrists during a recent session at the DLCCC. (Brian Basham/Record)

Health and Wellness series: Exercise is essential for maintaining health -- check out senior programs

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People of all ages and physical condition can benefit from some form of exercise, and those aged 50 and above are no exception.

In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Health's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), being physically active contributes substantially to healthy aging.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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