Winter 2016

Meditation in Motion

Promoting physical activity in older adults

Photo: Kelvin Ma

Research study volunteers and other friends of the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts were treated to an outdoor tai chi class as part of the center’s first Go4Life event last fall. For many, it was their first foray into this gentle exercise that focuses on breathing. The event, which included a morning of presentations by HNRCA scientists, celebrated Go4Life Month, sponsored by the National Institute on Aging and the White House Conference on Aging to promote physical activity in older adults.

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