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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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Closing the Fall Prevention Gap with Cognitive Functioning Technology

Jan 15, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

The HUR Senso is a scientifically based fall reduction and cognitive training platform for older adults that prevents falls through virtual reality gaming.

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Getting Caught in the Cycle of Frailty

Jan 9, 2019 by Rebecca Blackwell

What causes older adults to become frail? When does frailty begin and is there anything we can do to prevent or reverse it?

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Preventing the Breakdown in Age-Related Executive Functioning

Jan 2, 2019 by Rebecca Blackwell

Just as aging includes a loss of muscle mass and strength, research shows a decline in the processes of the brain and central nervous system.

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Seated Flexibility Exercises for Seniors

Dec 22, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Maintaining good flexibility through stretching can reduce the symptoms of arthritis, relieve back pain, reduce fall risk, and improve circulation.

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Can HIIT Training Benefit Older Adults?

Dec 20, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Many fitness experts believe that High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) should be included in fitness plans for every age, especially older adults.

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How Fear Affects Wellness as We Age

Dec 12, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

For many seniors, fear of losing independence prevents participation in activities that support their ability to remain active. Here's why and how to help.

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