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6 of the Most Effective Strength Training Exercises for Seniors

By HUR USA

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!

Keeping Long Term Care Seniors Healthy and Active

By HUR USA

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.

Creating Senior Focused Community and Fitness Centers

By HUR USA

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.

Cognitive Training is Essential for Effective Fall Prevention

By HUR USA

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.

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

By HUR USA

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.

Decreasing The Risk of Dementia

By HUR USA

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.

Closing the Fall Prevention Gap with Cognitive Functioning Technology

By HUR USA

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

Getting Caught in the Cycle of Frailty

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

Preventing the Breakdown in Age-Related Executive Functioning

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.

Seated Flexibility Exercises for Seniors

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