The combination of muscle loss and decreased range of motion can lead to pain and mobility problems for older adults. So, what can be done to stop these declines?
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.
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.
We all want to live independently for as long as possible. These 4 exercises support our ability to perform daily tasks and live an active life at any age.
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.
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.