Change your mind set: think vitality, not decline. "Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults", is an essential guide to creating exercise and wellness programmes for older adults. The text helps readers make the critical shift from expectations of decline to a focus on maximising functional ability. The text, formerly titled "Exercise Programming for Older Adults", has been thoroughly updated. The author introduces the whole-person wellness concept, which fully engages individuals and helps them succeed in their pursuit of lifelong health and well-being. Students and professionals can benefit from the following features: 120 land-based exercises including chair, chair-assisted, low-impact aerobic, and resistance-training exercises; 72 water-based exercises including water-specific, flotation and aerobic exercises, and exercises for clients with arthritis; as well as case studies and testimonials.