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How to Support a Healthy Range of Motion in Active Older Adults

Sep 19, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

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? 

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Power Training for Older Adults

Aug 20, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

What is Power Training? And why is it a particularly important concept for wellness and fitness professionals working with the older adults?

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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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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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4 of the Best Functional Exercises for Older Adults

May 21, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

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.

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The Cognitive Benefits of Physical Exercise & Dual-Tasking Programming.

Feb 19, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

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.

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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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Fall Prevention: Assessing Fall Risk Factors

Feb 7, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Seniors can be at risk for falls and not know it! Learn how accurate, personal fall risk assessment encourages participation in fall prevention programs!

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The Most Effective Workouts for Seniors

Jan 26, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

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.

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10 Healthy Habits for Seniors to Feel More Fantastic

Aug 16, 2017 by Trisha Bolthouse

Healthy habits can come from determination and setting reasonable goals. Learn 10 healthy habits to keep you active and healthy.

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