Physical exercise & strength training is a vital part of healthy, active aging. So, why aren't more Seniors hitting the gym? One reason might surprise you.
How can care professionals support seniors so they can remain active and independent as long as possible? Here are 5 of the most effective exercises.
Typical exercise equipment is NOT made for older adults; it can even be dangerous! Avoid injuries & safely improve senior fitness by getting the facts now!
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.
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.