Exercise & Fitness

Staying active in your older years isn’t always easy, but choosing the right activity can make all the difference. When...

Summer’s here, and for elder care providers – and the seniors they care for – that means warm weather, fun,...

Staying mobile is an important factor in health as you age. Not only does it help you maintain your health,...

10,000. The magic number of steps you should try to take every day for your overall mobility, health and wellness. 10,000...

At Visiting Angels®, we know how important home is to elderly adults. After all, the very goal of senior home...

New year resolutions can drive us nuts, especially the ones dealing with exercise. There’s nothing more irritating than setting goals...

We had a sweet woman in our clinic last week who asked us this question… Is walking bad for my knees?...

If you do any sort of exercise, you know that stretching offers invaluable help for your aching muscles. Stretching can...

Meditation is incredibly popular. It’s used by yoga instructors, corporate executives, presidents, and even movie stars. Why Regular Meditation Is So...

Do you believe 10,000 steps a day is realistic? I’ve always enjoyed walking outdoors, not on a treadmill. But before...

When considering a new exercise program that interests you, you may want to seek out something entirely new. Recent studies...

Falls are a major concern for seniors and elderly care providers alike. Declining strength, coordination, mobility, and visibility all increase...

Today’s new exercise trends seem better suited for millennials than seniors. It’s hard to find motivation when new workouts are...

It has long been known that exercise benefits the brain through improved vascular health, but scientists are beginning to discover...

By and large, most Americans prefer to avoid exercise. As we grow older, exercise becomes more difficult, and we come...

Chronic pain is a health issue that disproportionately affects elderly Americans. According to a 2001 study, more than 50 percent...

(Link to YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAMLfcat1aw) It has long been known that exercise benefits the brain through improved vascular health, but...

Getting older might inhibit how much you can exercise, but even small, gentle bouts of fitness go a long way...

The fantasies of retirement paint almost the perfect picture of finding your zen in life – you’re done working for...

If you are one of many America’s suffering from chronic low back pain, you may find that gentle exercise and...

Here are 4 tests to measure strength, balance and flexibility can help you set fitness goals. Seniors, How Fit Are...

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