What Improving Balance Doesn’t Have To Look Like

What Improving Balance Doesn’t Have To Look Like

I think when I speak to many seniors, they sometimes think that you have to do something complicated in improving balance.  One of the first things I tell seniors is, while the exercises I prescribe aren’t complicated, making sure that you do them on a regular...
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...