What Does Aging In Place Mean, Why Its Better Than Assisted Living

Aging in place can be best described as living in your own home as a senior citizen. Statistics indicate that as much as 90% of seniors within America, wish to continue living at home. In general, seniors have been known to prefer aging in place at their homes, as opposed to going to a facility.Continue reading “What Does Aging In Place Mean, Why Its Better Than Assisted Living”

Should I Wear A Mask When Exercising Outdoors?

With the prevalence of the Covid 19 virus, how we exercise has dramatically changed. Gyms and Senior Centers have closed and group exercise classes have gone online. With Spring arriving with warmer temperatures and with people’s fatiguing of being indoors, more and more people will be going outside for activity. Recently the CDC recommended wearingContinue reading “Should I Wear A Mask When Exercising Outdoors?”

February is Heart Month!

How to love your heart It’s February which makes us think of Valentine’s Day and many of us turn to the thoughts of hearts, chocolate, red wine and love. Did you also know that February is Heart Month? As a result, this is a good time to make a commitment to getting heart healthy. AccordingContinue reading “February is Heart Month!”

Mobility Loss Puts Older Adults at Risk: Research Shows Exercise Can Help

Today’s blog post is a guest post from the MPH online program at Baylor University. November 06, 2019 More than 49 million adults in the United States are now 65 and older, and this number is increasing rapidly, (PDF, 691 KB) External link  according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That growth is fueled by lower fertility andContinue reading “Mobility Loss Puts Older Adults at Risk: Research Shows Exercise Can Help”

Its Never Too Early and Its Never Too Late

Our team recently set up at the Frederick County Elder Expo to promote fitness for seniors and active aging. The Frederick Elder Expo gets hundreds of visitors each year and there are booths for all types of resources. It’s a great event and resource to the Frederick County senior community. There were several things thatContinue reading “Its Never Too Early and Its Never Too Late”

Resistance and Strength Training for Adults over 55.

Is your exercise program enough? As the the baby boomers age the number of adults over 55 is growing rapidly. They call it “The Silver Tsunami” I’ve worked with aging adults over the last 22 years and there is definitely a shift in mind set in the baby boomer generation. For one, they are moreContinue reading “Resistance and Strength Training for Adults over 55.”

Seated Core Exercises for Seniors

My latest Youtube video about seated core exercises for seniors or people who have trouble getting on and off the floor.        

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