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Caregiver Tip: Rolling pin exercises!! I used this for Mommy's physical therapy in her own home! Play soft music in the background and cheer them on...it's a great idea for someone with dementia or Alzheimer's.
Core Strengthening Exercises for Seniors | Livestrong.com
A strong core can not only make everyday activities easier for senior citizens, but it can also reduce the risk of falls and injuries.
Senior Health â€“ Fun Activities for Robust Health of the Elderly
Being active and spontaneous is not easy for any individual once he or she reaches the far end of the age spectrum. Do you experience a certain decline in your energy levels, health standards and the…
The 11 Best Swimsuits for Older Women in 2021
Swimsuits for older women are flattering and offer enough coverage. We rounded up the best options so you can find a suit that fits well.
How Exercise And Other Activities Beat Back Dementia
"What's good for the heart is good for the brain," one neuroscientist says. In addition to physical exercise, researchers say mental exercise, socializing and a good diet can help preserve memory.
Exercise can Help Combat Arthritis: Doctors
According to doctors, millions of people suffering from arthritis can improve their health by committing themselves to do regular work-outs.
Exercise for 66-Year-Olds | Livestrong.com
Exercise is crucial to health and having a full, active life at any age. While risk factors for illness and ailments increase with age, exercise can help offset those risks. Exercise can reduce the risk of hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis in seniors.
Senior Citizen Exercising - FirstLight Home Care
During the winter months, exercising is the last thing many of us want to do. Although, we all know how important it is to continue to stay active, and a good exercise regime year around will help maintain a healthy lifestyle. With that said, it isn’t only important for you to continue to exercise but to make sure it is a goal for your aging parent as well. This is an even trickier battle, since the winter months can be dangerous, and going outside isn’t always the best plan. “A regular…
Benefits of Jogging Vs. Yoga
Benefits of Jogging Vs. Yoga. Both jogging and yoga are full body exercises that can help you get in shape, tone your muscles and improve overall health. If you're trying to decide which exercise might be right for you, consider the varied benefits of adding each exercise to your routine. Some things to consider ...