Balance is the key to good health for seniors

Balance Is The Key To Good Health For Seniors

Sue Sveum Fall Prevention Leave a Comment

  Balance is the buzzword heard round the world these days. Eat a balanced diet. Lead a balanced life. Balance your checkbook. (Oh wait – that’s what Quicken is for!). But most importantly – strengthen your muscles to improve your balance. Okay, so that last one wasn’t quite so catchy, but it really is one of the most important things …

Safe and Fun Low Impact Exercise for Seniors

Safe and Fun Low-Impact Exercises for Seniors

Shannon Collier Activities for Seniors, Fitness and Exercise, Healthy Living 2 Comments

We all know the importance of eating a well-balanced diet and staying physically active; we are bombarded on the internet, on television and in virtually every magazine about the benefits of exercise and the costs of avoiding it and just in case we missed any of those, our doctors remind us on every visit. It is impossible to deny the …

Fitness and Beauty for Women 55

Fitness and Beauty Tips for Women 55+

Jennifer Thomas Beauty, Fitness and Exercise, Healthy Living 1 Comment

  In recent months, the internet has been abuzz with story after story on the beauty of women over the age of 55. Supermodel, world renown as “the original Cover Girl”, Christie Brinkley, is now age 61. Other well-known models/actresses over the age of 55 include: Michelle Pfeiffer, Sharon Stone, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore, Jaclyn Smith, Raquel Welsh, and Olivia …

Zumba for Seniors

Zumba for Seniors

Jennifer Thomas Activities for Seniors, Fitness and Exercise, Healthy Living Leave a Comment

  Chances are, you’ve heard about Zumba from friends, neighbors, trips to the gym or local community center, or TV “Infomercials”. Yet, you may not really know what Zumba is all about or if it’s the right exercise program for you. Today, we will learn more about this fun, infectious exercise program that has not only swept across the US, …