A 34-year-old member asked:
how can i get my mother to exercise more in her nursing home?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen answered
38 years experience Family Medicine
Ask her: Some options: 1. Ask her if she will do this. 2. Speak to the staff to see if they can encourage her more. 3. You could arrange to pick her up and take her out on pass, go somewhere where she will have to walk a short distance. Sometimes you can get them to "exercise" by using a little bit of subterfuge.
Answered on Mar 1, 2016
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