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Three photographs: Grandmother, grandfather, and grandchild playing in the fall leaves; couple riding bikes together; woman in wheelchair watering her flower garden.

Mobility refers to the ability to safely move and be mobile and active in your environment. This may look different for each person.

As we age, our muscle mass may begin to change, and these changes can influence:

  • How we move
  • Our balance
  • Our physical strength

Maintaining or improving mobility is important for:

  • Maintaining independence
  • Participating in your favorite activities
  • Continuing to do your everyday tasks