Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline

Increase the proportion of older adults with reduced physical or cognitive function who engage in light, moderate, or vigorous leisure-time physical activities

Baseline: 41.3 percent of adults aged 65 years and over with reduced physical or cognitive function engaged in light, moderate, or vigorous leisure-time physical activities in 2018

Target: 51.0 percent

Target Setting Method
Projection

Summary

Older adults who don’t get physical activity are more likely to fall or develop a disability. Regular activity is especially important for older adults with physical or cognitive health problems. Evidence shows that physical activity is linked to better health and may be effective in delaying cognitive impairment.