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A Surprising Reason Why More Older Adults Aren't Exercising

Jun 18, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

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.

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Pneumatic Resistance is All The Rage, But Why?

Jun 4, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Find out more about pneumatic resistance equipment and learn why it's trending as the safest, smartest, most effective workout & rehabilitation for seniors.

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5 of the BEST Strength Exercises for Senior Independence

May 7, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

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.

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Standard Exercise Equipment Presents Safety Concerns for Seniors

Apr 17, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

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!

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Exercise is Good for Our Body and Good for Our Brain

Oct 3, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

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.

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How Exercise Impacts Sleep for Seniors

Sep 26, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

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.

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Why Seniors Need Lower Body Strength Training – For Therapists

Oct 25, 2017 by Trisha Bolthouse

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.

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Administrators: Turn Your Attention to Mobility

Oct 11, 2017 by Trisha Bolthouse

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!

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