Tag Archives: exercise for seniors

Prevent Falls in Older Adults

A simple thing like tripping on a rug or slipping on a wet floor can end up changing your life. For older adults, falls can lead to broken bones, injury, disability or death. If you or a person you know has fallen, you’re not alone. According to the CDC, more than 1 in 4 adults […]

Physical Activity for Older Adults: How Much Is Needed?

How Much Physical Activity Do Older Adults Need? Most people know that physical activity is important. In fact, not getting enough exercise has been linked to illnesses like heart disease, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, high blood pressure and lung disease. So, the important question is not if you need to be doing some form of physical […]

Chair Exercises for Seniors: Staying Active This Winter

Chair Exercises for Seniors: Staying Active During “Social Distancing” This Winter The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted our lives and forced us to change our habits, including hindering most group fitness activities. Whether you like to do your own thing outside, take a class, or work one-on-one with a personal trainer, you might be feeling a […]