Why Good Balance is Important

Why Good Balance is Important

Having good balance means being able to control and maintain your body’s position, whether you are moving or remaining still. An intact sense of balance helps you stay vertical and… • walk without staggering • get up from a chair...
Picture Yourself Resilient

Picture Yourself Resilient

Now that I will be 60-years-old in a few weeks, I can’t believe it, nor can my mother. If you follow old friends from high school on Facebook, as I do, every month another friend turns 60. Wow! Somehow with...

Exercise and Atrial Fibrillation

With each passing year, I encounter more and more seniors with a condition called Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib). In fact, just this month I have two new clients: an 87-year-old male and a 76-year-old female, who suffer from A-Fib. I monitor...

“Wherever you are, be there.”

A guest Blog by Kristen.M : Sitting in a breakfast nook with my client, Dan, who suffers from dementia, I couldn’t get this old piece of motivational wisdom out of my head. “Wherever you are . . .” Dan is...

Strength Training and Parkinson’s Disease

I recently read an article in the research section of The Journal on Active Aging on the International Council of Active Aging (ICAA) website. What struck me about this and many other articles about exercise and Parkinson’s disease (PD) is...

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