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Age-friendly outdoors help people reach walking goals

Would older adults spend more time outdoors if the environment was right? The results of three studies among older adults in Great Britain were just released to answer that question. As the authors note, if an older person does not find it easy or enjoyable to get outdoors, they can spiral into poor physical health, less social contact with others and a reduced quality of life overall.

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