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How Those Living With Limited Mobility Can Stay Active

Most everyone understands that, in order to age well, it’s important to stay physically active. We’ve discussed the importance of exercise before. But what can you do if you’re living with a condition that limits your ability to move freely, such arthritis, osteoporosis or Parkinson’s disease? Many people living with these conditions restrict their physical… Read More

Can Exercise Help Prevent Alzheimer’s?

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops the disease and there is still no cure in sight. The good news is there are things we can do to mitigate the risks. A team of experts created a bit of a stir last year at the Alzheimer’s Association International… Read More

Celebrate National Physical Fitness Month by Getting in the Game

The famous centenarian George Burns once quipped, “If I knew I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself!” One of the best ways to help ensure a long and healthy life is to stay (or become) physically active. Exercise can reduce your risk for many diseases, lift your… Read More

The Ancient Art of Tai Chi May Be Able to Help Older Adults Lead Healthier Lives

Most of us are looking for ways to live healthier longer. One possible way to accomplish that goal is through the traditional Chinese martial art of tai chi. Tai chi uses slow movements which, when practiced over time, can improve balance, agility, coordination, strength and stamina, while lowering blood pressure and stress. Studies have also… Read More