Category Archives: Exercise

Exercise and the Senior Mind

Listen to the audio version of this article Your browser does not support the audio element. Many things about the brain and the ‘mind’ are poorly understood. Researchers may take decades to untangle some of the mysteries surrounding normal brain function, aging and the development of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss. Today, doctors and […]

Make your health a priority–check out SilverSneakers!

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While gyms are reopening and we all want to get back in shape, it’s important to think about our unique circumstance and how we can stay safe while working out. If your gym is not safe for you to visit, then there are ways to make exercising at home a part of your daily routine. […]

Let’s Not Slow Down while we Hunker Down

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Although we are isolating ourselves from each other and keeping our distance, this is not an excuse for slowing down our life or discontinuing our routine. While things have changed and our social gatherings, outings and other activities have come to a halt, we should not give up on our socializing and entertainment. We should […]

Stay active during the holidays

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The holidays are near and so are the temptations to eat heavy meals with desserts and to indulge a bit more than usual. We want you to know that this is totally okay, but you should keep in mind to stay active as much as possible. It is difficult with schedules getting busier and the […]

Do you get enough physical activity?

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As we age it is important to keep our bodies not only limber, but strong! Getting a regular amount of physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Regular exercise lowers our levels of stress, reduces the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and Alzheimer’s. Yet, how […]