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Healthy Living for Boomers and Beyond

Healthy Living for Boomers and Beyond

It seems that everyone is searching for the fountain of youth. Some swear by green tea and Pilates, while others say red wine and a daily nap is the key. It appears there’s confusion about how to live longer and better. Author Dan Buettner traveled the world for...
The Power Of The Mind-Body Connection

The Power Of The Mind-Body Connection

A few months ago, I was speaking to a professor who teaches stretching to kinesiology students.  He mentioned that when he stretches someone who isn’t used to being stretched; they often have a hard time making a mind-body connection to know where they should feel...
The Reasons Why Its Hard To Improve Your Balance

The Reasons Why Its Hard To Improve Your Balance

Let me first say that to improve your balance; it can be both hard and frustrating. I know this to be true because I teach seniors everyday exercises focusing on balance, strength, flexibility, and posture. Knowing that the process can be both hard and frustrating,...
Aging In Place As An Independent Senior

Aging In Place As An Independent Senior

For more independent seniors, aging in place can be a wonderful way to stay at your home and near friends or family. In order to make your existing home safer, there are a number of accessibility modifications you or a contractor can install. Here are some ways to...
5 Stretches To Improve The Mobility In Your Hips

5 Stretches To Improve The Mobility In Your Hips

With the invention of chairs, cars and any other situation that gets you to sit for extended periods of time; one thing I have learned is people sit a lot.   So what’s so bad about sitting? Well nothing really, especially if you need a break from walking/standing for...