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.
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.
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!
We know regular exercise is important. And yet, one government study estimates that nearly 80% of American adults do not get the recommended amounts of exercise each week. Those least likely to engage in physical activity? Adults 65 and older. Here are some effective workouts for older adults.
Regular exercise enhances senior well-being, reducing chronic illness and improving mobility. Learn more about its benefits of exercise programs.