Core Fitness DVD January 7, 2020 09:21
Thank you to Arbor Court Retirement Community in Topeka, Kansas December 5, 2019 11:08
We are so grateful to Julie Schmanke at Arbor Court Retirement Community in Topeka, Kansas.
A group there uses the Stronger Seniors Chair Exercise DVDs to stay healthy!
Chronic Illness #3 - Arthritis November 24, 2019 15:07
31% of older adults were treated for arthritis – an inflammation of your joints, which causes pain and stiffness and is more common in women.
There are steps you can take to delay the onset of arthritis or manage the symptoms....
Chair Exercise for Arthritis
Chronic Illness - High Cholesterol November 12, 2019 10:51
47% of older adults are treated for high cholesterol – a condition that occurs when your body has an excess of bad fats (or lipids), resulting in your arteries getting clogged, which can lead to heart disease.
Exercise for Seniors DVD
Chair Yoga Testimonial November 7, 2019 14:45
"I did this Chair Yoga routine with my 82 year-old mother. I have server arthritis in my knees. It was simple and effective. All body types for instructors. They rotate teaching. There is an introductory class then you can go on to the next. Perfect for my mother and me. Relaxing also. With three instructors, each instructor shows you a different way to do the movement. Excellent instruction on modification. Very happy with my purchase."~Kimberly S.
10 Common Chronic Conditions for Adults 65+ November 7, 2019 09:58
Age, family genetics, and gender make it nearly impossible for older adults to avoid becoming a chronic disease statistic.
|Eighty percent of adults 65 and older have at least one condition, while 68% have two or more. You probably have a parent or grandparent who is managing a condition right now, or perhaps you are managing one yourself.|
Exercise for Older Adults
High-intensity exercise can boost memory of elders by 30%, says study November 6, 2019 11:02
Seniors who took up short bursts of activity, experienced and displayed an improvement up to 30% in memory tasks.
Why We Gain Weight as We Get Older...It's Not Diet September 19, 2019 15:03
A major reason for middle aged weight gain is the natural muscle loss we all experience (sarcopenia)," says Dr. Caroline Apovian.
Strength Training for Seniors Video
A Weighty Response to Diabetes September 18, 2019 15:29
Even a 5 to 7 percent weight loss lessens the risk of developing diabetes if you have pre-diabetes. Exercise, though, is critical. If you try to lose weight simply through dieting, then you’re losing not just fat but also muscle, which is unhealthy.
Chair Exercise For Diabetes
Exercise May Protect Brain Regions that are Sensitive to Neurodegeneration September 9, 2019 11:17
Physical activity and fitness reflect on brain structure in cognitive decline. Especially brain regions which are affected by neurodegeneration seem to be responsive to exercise and fitness.
Exercise to Prevent Disease
Thank You Presbyterian Homes in Wichita Falls, TX September 4, 2019 12:44
Thanks to Presbyterian Homes and Teresa R. in Wichita Falls, TX for adopting the Stronger Seniors Balance & Posture program!
Balance Exercise DVD Video
Building a Better Life - Focus on the Process, Not Results September 4, 2019 11:43
The most content people aren’t focused on being the best; they’re focused on constant self-improvement.
When you stop stressing about external outcomes — like whether you win or lose, attain a certain promotion, or achieve some other form of validation — a huge burden is lifted off your shoulders and you can focus your energy on the things you can control.
As a result, you almost always end up felling better. Research shows that concentrating on the process is best for both performance and mental health.
Hats Off to Brookdale Senior Living in Twin Falls, ID August 15, 2019 09:20
Grateful to announce that the Stronger Seniors Chair Yoga program has been adopted by Brookdale in Twin Falls, Idaho. Thank you!
Chair Yoga DVD
Thank you Aster Assisted Living of Clintonville, WI for choosing Stronger Seniors July 30, 2019 08:56
Conveniently located on Main Street within walking distance of shops, Aster of Clintonville, WI offers a welcoming community, with warm, friendly residents and a team of caregivers whose support and commitment are second to none.
Activities for Seniors
National Senior Games Pole Vaulter Breaks the Mold July 18, 2019 16:55
National Senior Games Pole Vaulter Breaks the Mold
“The reason you can’t do stuff? Do you know why? Because you don’t do it,” Johnston said. “The secret is to keep doing it. Keep on doing it.”
Senior Fitness DVD
Wonderful News from a Stronger Senior in NC July 17, 2019 10:20
A Wonderful News from a Stronger Senior in NC
Anne, I am SO proud of my gang. In the last 2 weeks, two of them were taken off one blood pressure med- one has lost 16 pounds, one has lost 9...
Senior Exercise DVD
How Seniors Can Improve Mental Health June 18, 2019 11:26
Socially isolated seniors have a 59% greater risk of mental and physical decline than those who do not experience social isolation, according to Forbes.
Improving Seniors Mental Health
The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors June 11, 2019 10:14
“What I discovered as I practiced was that the holistic approach of yoga benefited my body, but most importantly, my mind and spirit,” says Drisdell. ”Yoga practice somehow truly affects the rest of your life.”
Chair Yoga DVD for Seniors
Home Exercise Programs Lowers Fall Risk by 36 Percent in the Elderly June 7, 2019 09:40
falls in seniors are the third-leading cause of chronic disability, Liu-Ambrose and her team are now looking at whether the exercise program can result in reduced medical costs in this high-risk population. This study shows the importance of a home exercise program and how all adults can benefit from increased muscle strength and balance.
Fall Prevention for Seniors
Chair Exercise is Fun! March 28, 2019 10:12
"A friend and I started a "senior exercise" class at church. We watched many videos before choosing this one to use. It is great!! - Jan D.
Kind Words from Facebook Fan Barbara S. February 27, 2019 09:46
Kind Words from Facebook Fan Barbara S.
I've been using the Stronger Seniors videos since 2013 in peer-led exercise classes at our town hall in Richford, NY. They have been very popular with our exercisers, who range in age from mid-50s to mid-80s. I appreciate Anne Pringle Burnell's coaching style and respectful attitude, especially after reviewing another DVD where the instructor was condescending to the elderly demonstrator (i.e. "Isn't she cute!"). - Barbara S.
Chair Exercise for Seniors
About Anne Pringle Burnell February 1, 2018 15:48 6 Comments
Anne Pringle Burnell created and developed the Stronger Seniors™ Chair Exercise DVD Video Programs for older adults and people with disabilities, injuries, or chronic conditions.
Eating well, staying Active and Mental Exercises Can Reverse Physical Frailty in Seniors June 21, 2017 12:26The important message from our studies is that frailty is not an inevitable part of aging. There is much that older people can do for themselves to avoid becoming frail and disabled, so it is vital that they pay attention to good quality diet and nutrition, engage in physical exercise,
Overweight but Frail Seniors Benefit from Aerobics and Strength Training June 19, 2017 10:34Overweight but Frail Seniors Benefit from Aerobics and Strength Training, according to a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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