Category Archives: Exercise

A Popular Florida Pastime: Pickleball; the Benefits and What to Know

Senior Playing Pickleball

Pickleball is a popular pastime in Florida and more than half of those that play the sport are 55 or older and at least 32.7% of people that play the sport are at least 65 or older. Physical activity is a great way to tap into a variety of wellness benefits and pickleball allows players to exercise, […]

The Health Benefits of Golfing You Didn’t Know About Health Benefits of Golfing You Didn’t Know About

About 5.3 million American seniors over the age of 65 play golf and most of them play for the love of the game or the thrill of a new hobby sport. Golf is far more than just a leisurely way to spend time with friends, and family, or to pass time. It’s also a surprisingly effective way […]

Activities and Services Active Seniors Do to Help Others and Services Active Seniors Do to Help Others

As people age, staying active physically and mentally active is very important for seniors and retirees. According to the CDC, regular activity is tied to a person’s health and can delay many of the problems and issues that people may experience with age.  While health experts speak to the benefits of remaining active with mental […]

Exercise and the Senior Mind

Seniors Working Out

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 […]