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.
Arthritis pain can cause suffers to limit physical activity, which can actually cause symptoms to worsen. The best thing you can do? Head to the gym.
Research shows that happiness impacts physical health, resulting in a long healthy life. What does this mean for senior living professionals focused on active aging?
Social wellbeing is a crucial part of active aging and whole person health. Here's how to increase participation in physical fitness programs by tapping into seniors' desire for social connection.
How exercise has been proven to improve cognition, maximize resident engagement and aid the marketing of senior living communities.
Research indicates that physical activity has an impact on cognitive function beginning in infancy and continuing through every stage of our life. But, recent studies demonstrate that exercise done today might support cognitive functioning for years to come, regardless of your age.
Poor sleep is not a normal part of aging. And yet, many seniors believe it is and are therefore not talking with their doctors and other health care providers about it. This is concerning, because poor sleep is a serious health issue. The good news is that research shows evidence that consistent weekly exercise can contribute to healthier, more restful sleep, regardless of age.