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.
Many retiring seniors are looking for a change. Even if many of them have not yet considered retiring in a senior living community, that doesn’t mean it isn’t a possibility they are willing to explore. Here are five ideas for how senior living communities can appeal to this new generation of seniors.
Like all of us, older adults probably already know that exercise is good for their health. What might be lacking is the motivation, resources, and encouragement to make it a regular part of their life. Here are a few tips for how to encourage seniors to get in shape and stay fit at any age.
Functional training is a buzzword right now, with the word popping up in a variety of contexts and meanings. The term itself has been around for nearly 70 years. But, what does it mean today? And is it an important concept for care professionals and administrators of Senior Living Centers?
Strength training combined with balance exercises can reverse the natural loss of muscle mass, strength, speed, reflexes, and coordination that comes with age. Here are 5 of the most effective balance exercises for older adults.
Evidence-based exercise programs tightly measure the probability of consistent and reliable positive change in those who use them. For the ‘active aging’ senior, they are particularly affirming. Learn more!
Exercise is critical to older adult's independence. Learn about the measurable difference HUR SmartTouch makes in senior fitness, workouts, & wellness programs!
Lower body strength is critical for independence & quality of life as we age. Today we look at the needs and benefits in strength training for older adults.
Improving mobility raises quality of life for seniors, as well as the lives of the entire community! Check out these mobility program keys to success!
What IS core strengthening, and how can it help us as we age? Join us today as we highlight 3 major benefits of core strengthening for seniors!