HUR USA Blog


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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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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