Geriatric

Walking Shoes for Seniors

Walking shoes for seniors

Walking can contribute to a healthy lifestyle for seniors. The best walking shoes for you, as an older adult, are those that fit your foot type, offer proper foot support, flexibility and cushioning, says the American Podiatric Medical Association. Continue reading →

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The Best Reviewed Walking Shoes for Seniors

Reviews Walking Shoes for Seniors

Walking can contribute to a healthy lifestyle for seniors. The best walking shoes for you, as an older adult, are those that fit your foot type, offer proper foot support, flexibility and cushioning, says the American Podiatric Medical Association. Continue reading →

The Best Cross Trainer Machines for Seniors

The best eliptical machines for Seniors

Exercise is important to seniors as you age to help you maintain your independence, mobility, wellness and quality of life . Regular exercise can help to prevent and improve many diseases and conditions according to the National Institute on Aging. (more…)

10 Steps to Avoiding Trips Around the Home

10 Steps Seniors to Avoiding Trips Around the Home

There are numerous risk factors present within your home that can make you more prone to tripping, and falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults. Continue Reading→

Avoiding Slips in the Home

Seniors slips falls at home

Many slips occur when you’re standing or walking on irregular or slippery surfaces or in obstructed areas of the home. Avoiding slips is a very real concern for seniors who continue to live independently at home. While all age groups are susceptible to slips, older adults are most at risk. Continue Reading→

 

Making an Assisted Living Facility Feel Like Home

Moving into an assisted living facility can be emotionally challenging for many seniors.  While living adjustments are already difficult, change often gets harder as we age.

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Exercises & Geriatric Rehabilitation

Exercises and  Rehab for Seniors

The natural progression of aging reduces strength, agility, flexibility and endurance. In fact, one in three adults aged 65 and older will endure a fall each year due to the decline in physical strength, mobility and balance.  Continue Reading>>

Eight Steps to Improving Sit-to-Stand Transfers

transfer training for seniors

Functional mobility is essential to daily life and is vital to the safety, health and independence of elderly adults. Reduced mobility is related to a range of unfavorable health results, including the decline in the ability to perform sit-to-stand transfers. Continue Reading>>

Geriatric Pulley Exercises

Shoulder Pulley Exercises for Seniors

It has been said that the elderly exercise less than other age groups for many reasons, including diseases and disabilities, which reduces their overall physical function. According To the National Institute on Aging, exercise can help to reduce the occurrence of disability and improve diseases such as diabetes and osteoporosis.
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