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5 winter activities that make great exercise

It can be hard to get out and be active during winter, especially as temperatures drop by the day! But this season has many of its own activates to offer that you can take full advantage of. And that means there's an opportunity to melt calories, too! This winter, don't settle for a gym membership to stay in shape. Take advantage of all of the fun activities the season offers! Here are a few examples of how to spread [...]

6 Benefits of Exercising as you Age

Exercising is an important factor in keeping your body running at peak performance. It becomes even more important as you age, exercising helps keep your body “oiled up” and running smoothly. Making time for physical activity has always been important. But as you age, exercise becomes even more crucial. It boosts your energy, as well as helps you maintain your independence and manage symptoms of illness and chronic conditions, according to Helpguide. No matter how nutritious your diet may [...]

Staying connected through technology: 6 benefits for seniors

Technology is a part of everyone’s daily life in the here and now, so why not take advantage of that? An old dog can always learn new tricks and this article helps you get started. Your parents can enhance their everyday routine with technology. By using staying connected and using technology to its fullest advantage, your parents can enhance their everyday routine. Here are six ways your loved ones can benefit from staying connected: Read More Here

Enjoyable hobbies for seniors

Getting out and being social can be hard sometimes, but the benefits are innumerable. Getting your mind working will help keep you younger for longer and set off dementia and the like. Getting your body active will help you to be more independent later in life. A hobby is an excellent way to socialize, to explore an old interest and to stay active. For older adults, joining a class or pursuing a new activity is an excellent idea. Here [...]

Top 5 Ways for Seniors to Stay Active…Even During the Winter!

Winter can be the worst time of year for people, especially elderly, to get sedentary. Sitting on the couch or in bed seems a lot more enjoyable than going outside in the cold weather. Just because the temperature has gone down for the year, doesn’t mean that your activity schedule should. This article gives you simple but effect ways to keep your activity up, even in the cold months. You can’t avoid winter cold and weather, unless you’re living [...]

Fighting Back the Fear of Falling

No one likes falling, but as a senior it could mean more than a sore spot for a day or two. The fear of falling can cause you to put off, or not do, things you should be or need to be in order to live a healthy life. This article goes over ways to help you fight your fear of falling by small modifications to both your home and your body. Let’s face the facts – we [...]

4 Ways To Help Seniors Stay Active During The Winter

Staying active can be a tough battle, especially in the cold months. This is even more true for elderly persons. This article goes over ways to stay active, healthy and most of all not lonely over the winter. It’s truly amazing to me that plethora of groups, clubs and organizations right in our backyards that we all have access to. All we need to do is look, seek and ask around about them. Everything from fitness centers for seniors [...]