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Trisha Bolthouse

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Trends for Active Aging: New Opportunities for Growth

Jan 27, 2020 by Trisha Bolthouse

Population shifts are changing our economy in extraordinary ways, and many businesses are using the aging market as a lens through which they create a business strategy for the future. One of the most important implications for US businesses to understand about the population shift is that more and more older adults are not only expecting to live longer – they’re expecting to live well.

Fun Ways for Seniors to Get in Shape

Jan 22, 2020 by Trisha Bolthouse

There are many ways for seniors to get physical activity, many of which are non-traditional, low-impact exercises that limit stress on the body and risk of injury.

Building a New Senior Fitness Center? Here are 5 Things to Avoid.

Jan 16, 2020 by Trisha Bolthouse

Over the years, we’ve learned a lot about what's most important in senior fitness center. Here are 5 recommendations on pitfalls to avoid during your design journey.

How Wellness Programs Improve Resident Satisfaction and Length of Stay

Jan 13, 2020 by Trisha Bolthouse

The highest levels of resident satisfaction are found in senior living communities that prioritize wellness. Here's how to make a the business case for wellness.

5 Ways to Help Seniors Alleviate Loneliness.

Dec 30, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Loneliness adversely affects health and longevity and is associated with depression. The causes of loneliness are complex, but there are ways to combat its effects.

5 Key Features Your Strength Training Equipment Needs to Support a Senior Population

Dec 17, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

If you're interested in supporting the fitness requirements of older adults, there are 5 key features to look for when choosing strength training equipment.

5 Types of Balance and Strength Training Equipment Every Senior Fitness Center Should Consider

Dec 12, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

We reviewed 5 types of balance and strength training equipment that every senior-focused fitness center should consider in order to improve falls prevention within their communities.

Exercise Should Be Fun at Every Age

Dec 3, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Perhaps the most important factor for long-term fitness is that it's enjoyable. Here are 7 types of exercise that are fun at any age.

The Role of Exergames in Fall Reduction Programs

Nov 26, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Current research shows that changes in the brain are a significant contributor to falls. Here's what the research says and what we can do about it.

How To Help Seniors Fight Off Seasonal Affective Disorder

Nov 12, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Seasonal Affective Disorder affects people of all ages but poses an increased threat to seniors. Here are ways to help seniors fight the symptoms of SAD.