Traditionally, old age was associated with the end of the human life cycle; you were old when you were nearing the end of your life. The problem with that definition of old age is that no one knows when they will die. People are also living much longer lives than they used to:...Read more
There are probably functional changes in the brain that account for the slowing of responses and memory defects that are common in the elderly, and even small changes in the connections between brain cells could serve as the basis for marked behavioral changes, but behavioral ...Read more
Stretching keeps the muscles flexible, strong, and healthy, and we need that flexibility to maintain a range of motion in the joints. Without it, the muscles shorten and become tight. Then, when you call on the muscles for activity, they are weak and unable to extend all th...Read more
Balance is something most people take for granted until it’s challenged by a medical condition, medication or advanced age, which dulls our balance senses and causes most seniors to gradually become less stable on their feet over time.Read more
Very beneficial....I’ve been using this video through my independent living center. In the last several months I have gained so much strength that surprises me. Before starting this I co...Read more
Seniors are among t...Read more
With little advancement in the ability for drugs to treat dementia, many people are left asking: What can I do to help prevent or delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia? What can I do to maintain healthy living as I grow older?