5 Ways Seniors Can Cope With The Loss Of A Spouse

5 Ways Seniors Can Cope With The Loss Of A Spouse

I’m sure its safe to say that losing a spouse is tough at any age.  For seniors, one of the reasons its tough to get over the loss of a spouse is because of the bond you have built over many years.  While every situation when a spouse is lost is different, here...
Stretching: This Missing Ingredient In Your Life

Stretching: This Missing Ingredient In Your Life

As I have gotten older and tried to stay active while avoiding injury, one of the key components in trying to do so is stretching. No matter how active or inactive I have been, when I don’t stretch for a specific period, my body starts sending me signals that...
Senior Balance Training While Seated

Senior Balance Training While Seated

Typically when people think about improving their balance, it requires that you stand.  However, in my line of work, I have come across many seniors that use canes, walkers or can’t keep their balance for very long.  In situations where seniors are not as steady on...
Fat Burning Exercise for Seniors

Fat Burning Exercise for Seniors

Recently the Mayo Clinic published a study called “Cell Metabolism” detailing the benefits of senior HIIT( High-Intensity Interval Training) which is intense exercise followed by short rest periods.  The main reason you do this type of training is that it keeps your...
Practical Arthritis Solutions For Seniors

Practical Arthritis Solutions For Seniors

If you have lived long enough or are old enough, there is a good chance that you may have Arthritis. Osteoarthritis which is the most common form of  Arthritis is inflammation in your joints that is caused by the wear and tear of life. In spite of the fact that...
How Seniors Can Stay At Home Much Longer

How Seniors Can Stay At Home Much Longer

What I have noticed from speaking with many seniors that I work with, is that they have very similar life patterns. Typically they have lived in a family home for many years and at some point as the kids have moved on, or the size of the house became unnecessarily...