Exercise

There Are Many Benefits of Gardening for Seniors – Find Out More

The Benefits of Gardening for Seniors Do you want to remain active as a senior? Get into gardening! There are many benefits of gardening for seniors.  Gardening is one of those activities that is proven to be low impact, reduce stress, and improve your overall health and wellbeing. It is possible...

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SIMPLE PHYSICAL THERAPY EXERCISES TO IMPROVE MOBILITY

Improve Mobility with These Exercises   Infographic to help you improve mobility provided by Sonoma Home Health. This illustrated list of physical therapy exercises may be able to help improve range of motion for seniors and those who are recovering from an illness or injury. Note: Please do not attempt...

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Twelve Ways to Maintain Mobility as You Age

Maintain Mobility as You Age As people enter their senior years, they may find it a lot harder to move around freely, and this loss of mobility can affect their independence and perhaps even their self-esteem. It doesn’t have to be this way, though. There are plenty of ways in...

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Exercise Helps Keep Seniors Safe from Falls

The Medical Minute: Exercise helps to keep seniors safe from falls – courtesy of Penn State Health News Each day, more than 800 Americans suffer a hip fracture. Most of those fractures are due to falls, and most happen to seniors, who have lower bone density and muscle mass than...

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Interactive Calendar Help Seniors Experience Active Lifestyle

Stannah Stairlifts OffersI Interactive, Printable Calendar to Encourage Active Lifestyle Among Seniors Many adults over the age of 65 spend, on average, more than 10 hours each day either sitting or lying down. Scientists have discovered this inactivity may increase risk of chronic issues or exacerbate pre-existing conditions. May is...

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Chair Yoga Helps Your Osteoarthritis – Video

Chair Yoga – Benefits Are Many Researchers at Florida Atlantic University examined the effects of chair yoga on pain and physical function in older adults with osteoarthritis. For the study, researchers randomly assigned 131 older adults with osteoarthritis to either the “Sit ‘N’ Fit Chair” program developed by Kristine Lee...

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Being a Weekend Warrior Actually Lowers Death Risk-Video

Does the Weekend Warrior Lower His/Her Risks of Death – Yes! Is being a weekend warrior and cramming the recommended amount of weekly physical activity into one or two sessions associated with lower risks for death? A new article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that compared with inactive...

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Senior Fitness – It’s Never Too Late to Start

Senior Fitness – Better Late than Never: Real Life Inspirations Angela Copson is the fastest marathon runner in her age bracket – she’s 67. Meanwhile, in Illinois, 78-year old Shirley Webb set a world record for her age by dead lifting 225 pounds with ease. You might think they have...

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Being a Weekend Warrior Actually Lowers Death Risk

Does the Weekend Warrior Lower His/Her Risks of Death – Yes! Is being a weekend warrior and cramming the recommended amount of weekly physical activity into one or two sessions associated with lower risks for death? A new article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that compared with inactive...

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