As seniors get older, they may think it wise to stop exercising so as not to put too much stress on their aging bodies. However, it has been proven that a sedentary lifestyle is unhealthy for anyone, especially those over 50. Since metabolism slows with age, the risk of obesity increases. Not living an active lifestyle can cause seniors to lose the ability to do things on their own, and many times results in more doctor visits and medications. Exercise not only improves physical function, but also mental; it can prevent memory loss and slow the progression of brain disorders….