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Active Older Adults
Older adults are some of our most loyal YMCA members. Here at the North Suburban Y, seniors have a chance to keep active and grow in spirit, mind and body. New friends and new opportunities add joy to life. The Y also gives older adults a chance to volunteer their time and talents with others, such as children and teens.
Physical activity is essential in maintaining a higher quality of life and independence among seniors. Regular exercise provides many practical benefits, including reducing the risk of diseases and conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, coronary artery disease and high blood pressure. Stronger muscles, better balance and coordination, and higher energy levels all work together to maintain or improve basic living skills.
Programs include group exercise classes, social events, low impact water exercise, community education and more!