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The Role of Exergames in Fall Reduction Programs

Nov 26, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

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.

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The High-Power Benefits of HIIT for Older Adults

Oct 23, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

High Intensity Interval Training is a series of intense work and rest periods. For older adults, HIIT can improve fitness, reduce body fat, and improve chronic illness.

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4 Ways to Help Seniors Tap into Lifelong Motivation for Exercise

Aug 6, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Why aren't more older adults getting enough physical exercise? For many, it comes down to lack of motivation. Here are 4 ways to get seniors motivated.

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6 Common Objections that Keep Older Adults from Exercising

Jul 2, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

These 6 objections keep many older adults from exercising. We break them down and get to the truth about regular physical exercise at any age.

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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.

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Balance & Stability Training is a Crucial Component of Active Aging

Jun 11, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

What fall prevention strategies are most effective in helping Seniors not only remain strong, stable, healthy, and active for as long as possible?

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How to Improve Walking Speed in Seniors

Apr 23, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

The ability to walk predicts overall health and life expectancy for people of all ages - but especially for older adults. Here's how to improve walking speed in seniors.

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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.

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The Truth About Functional Training and Active Independent Aging

May 14, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

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?

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5 Balance Exercises to Challenge Active Seniors

Apr 25, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

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.

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