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Standard Exercise Equipment Presents Safety Concerns for Seniors

Apr 17, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Typical exercise equipment is NOT made for older adults; it can even be dangerous! Avoid injuries & safely improve senior fitness by getting the facts now!

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10 Tips for Leading Highly Engaging Senior Fitness Classes, part 2

Apr 9, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Senior fitness classes that successfully pull people together are an excellent way for seniors to care for their physical, mental and social health. Here are 10 tips for how instructors can create the most effective, engaging classes.

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10 Tips for Leading Highly Engaging Senior Fitness Classes, part 1

Apr 2, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Senior fitness classes that successfully pull people together are an excellent way for seniors to care for their physical, mental and social health. Here are 10 tips for how instructors can create the most effective, engaging classes.

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Maximizing Resident Engagement in Senior Living Communities

Mar 26, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

For care professionals who work with seniors in Independent Living and Assisted Living Communities, maximizing engagement in wellness programs is a pressing topic. Here are some great ideas for maximizing engagement from an award wining neuropsychologist.

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6 of the Most Effective Strength Training Exercises for Seniors

Mar 19, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

While most care professionals understand the importance of strength training, it can be difficult to encourage seniors to add regular workouts into their week. Here's how to encourage seniors to just get started!

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Keeping Long Term Care Seniors Healthy and Active

Mar 12, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Being intentional about an active lifestyle is a core component to supporting the health and quality of life for seniors with limited mobility. Here are 5 insights for helping seniors stay active in long term care.

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Creating Senior Focused Community and Fitness Centers

Mar 5, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Solutions for many of the challenges that Senior Living Communities face when designing fitness and community centers that will serve current residents and attract new ones.

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Cognitive Training is Essential for Effective Fall Prevention

Feb 25, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Most Fall Prevention Programs include balance and strength training. But there's a vital missing link: Training that addresses age-related declines in executive functioning. Here's how to close the fall prevention gap.

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The Cognitive Benefits of Physical Exercise & Dual-Tasking Programming.

Feb 19, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Several factors affect our chances of developing dementia as we age, but some of the most exciting research is focused on the effect of exercise on cognition. Physical exercise is one of the most powerful things we can do to not only stop cognitive declines as we age, but actually reverse them.

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Decreasing The Risk of Dementia

Feb 15, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

50% of the risk of developing dementia is within our control. Here's a look at what we can do to lower the chances of developing dementia later in life.

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