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Happy Mother's Day

May 10, 2020 by Carol Longman

A mothers day message about life long strength

5 Ways to Help Seniors Alleviate Loneliness.

Dec 30, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Loneliness adversely affects health and longevity and is associated with depression. The causes of loneliness are complex, but there are ways to combat its effects.

5 Key Features Your Strength Training Equipment Needs to Support a Senior Population

Dec 17, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

If you're interested in supporting the fitness requirements of older adults, there are 5 key features to look for when choosing strength training equipment.

Exercise Should Be Fun at Every Age

Dec 3, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Perhaps the most important factor for long-term fitness is that it's enjoyable. Here are 7 types of exercise that are fun at any age.

The Direct Connection Between Depression and Exercise in Older Adults

Jun 25, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Research shows that exercise is a long-term solution for seniors suffering from depression. Here's what we know about the link between depression & exercise.

5 Best Practices for Fitness Trainers and Therapists Working with Older Adults

Apr 30, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Here are 5 Best Practices for fitness trainers to help older clients get active – and stay active – through regular exercise that includes strength training.

10 Tips for Leading Highly Engaging Senior Fitness Classes, part 2

Apr 9, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Senior fitness classes that successfully pull people together are an excellent way for seniors to care for their physical, mental and social health. Here are 10 tips for how instructors can create the most effective, engaging classes.

Maximizing Resident Engagement in Senior Living Communities

Mar 26, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

For care professionals who work with seniors in Independent Living and Assisted Living Communities, maximizing engagement in wellness programs is a pressing topic. Here are some great ideas for maximizing engagement from an award wining neuropsychologist.

Keeping Long Term Care Seniors Healthy and Active

Mar 12, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

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.

Decreasing The Risk of Dementia

Feb 15, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

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.