And finally, if you are a senior citizen, then of course you should make any changes to your level of activity with the help of your medical professionals. Once that’s done you may need expert advice about the kind of regime that is suitable for senior people, accommodating the unique challenges that age brings. The Senior Health pages of About.com contain some specific advice for seniors about the best way to approach the addition of a walking regime.
You need to manage your expectations and be honest about your abilities and physical challenges. Once you are clear on those things it’s amazing what you can achieve.