Topic: Getting Enough Exercise


Wordfind: Keeping Fit When It's Cold Outside

Give your brain a workout with this puzzle, which contains 20 words having to do with winter fitness.

Helping Senior Living Residents Avoid Unhealthy Weight Gain

Skilled nursing facilities have long been concerned about helping residents keep their weight up. Increasingly, they are focusing on the opposite challenge!

Staying Active When You Have Arthritis

Appropriate exercise is one of the best treatments for this painful condition, but patients often hesitate to work out, being unsure if it's safe. Our staff can help!

Aging & Caregiving In the News

Seniors benefit from yoga and Pilates; Alzheimer's caregivers are dealing with loneliness; to remember that museum trip, leave your camera behind.

4 More Reasons to Watch Less TV

Experts tell us that sitting around too long is bad for our health—and settling in on the couch with the remote in hand tempts us to do just that!

Aging & Caregiving in the News

Bored with your exercise routine? Lace up your ballet shoes and head to the barre!

Exercise and Fall Prevention: A Balancing Act

It's one of those ironies of life: Exercise is the best way to lower our fall risk, yet we might fall during our workout.

Puzzle: Senior Exercise to Reduce the Risk of Falls

Learn about a safe exercise plan while you're giving your brain a little exercise, too!

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Avoid the Dirty Dozen Enemies of Brain Health

Experts say lifestyle choices play a big part in cognitive wellness as we grow older. Check out this rogue's gallery of things to avoid.

Top 10 Myths About Seniors and Exercise

Gone are the rocking chair days! Most older adults and their families know how important it is to be physically active—but some misconceptions might stand in the way.

Aging & Caregiving in the News

A delicious heart health boost; another reason to put away your smartphone; doctors advised to avoid "medspeak."

Aging & Caregiving in the News

The CDC recommends mall walking; your smoke alarm has a "pull date"; does the language we use about Alzheimer's disease affect those who are living with it?

Turn Excuses Into Exercise!

Now that the days are cooler and the holidays are upon us, it can be tempting to skip our workout. Before you do, read this first.

Puzzle: Building a Great Senior Exercise Program

Give your brain a workout with this month's wordfind!

Should Seniors Get a Pet?

Pet ownership saves $11.7 billion per year in healthcare costs, say experts. Is an animal companion a good choice for you or older loved ones?

Experts Urge Seniors to Spend More Time in Nature

"Go outside and play," Mom used to say. Now it's our turn to encourage our elder loved ones to enjoy the great outdoors.

Music Is a Powerful Tool for Healthy Aging

Offering physical, emotional, neurological and social benefits, music might be considered a wonder drug.