Walk 20 to 25 minutes a day and you could be adding 7 years to your life and improve your health too! This is what a new study from a group of European researchers found. Among other things, daily walking appears to trigger an anti-aging process and helps repair DNA.
In general, exercise has a lot of benefits for us old(ish) folks including acting as an anti-depressant, improvement of cognitive function, and may retard dementia. Exercise may help in many other ways such as improved sleep, chronic pain, stress, improved energy levels, hypertension, resting glucose levels, and immune response.