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Best Exercises for Seniors

Best Exercises for Seniors

If you are over 60 it’s important to keep your body in shape. Regular exercise benefits your heart and your mind. Plus it can help you manage your weight and strengthen your bones. Many seniors are hesitant to begin an exercise routine because they think they need a...
Hip Fracture and Recovery

Hip Fracture and Recovery

A hip fracture is a life-changing event for many patients. Recovery usually requires surgery, and in some cases, it can take up to a year before a patient is back to 100%. This post looks at some of the common causes of hip fractures, what recovery looks like, and how...
The Importance of Daily Exercise

The Importance of Daily Exercise

Daily exercise is one of the best things you can do for your body. Exercise is especially important if you are an older adult. Unfortunately, as people get older they tend to exercise less. In fact, one study has found that “half of all baby boomers report doing no...
How to Prevent Falls

How to Prevent Falls

Last month the U.S. Centers for Disease Control released a report that found that “falls are the number one cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among adults over 65” (Brophy). When an older adult falls he or she is more likely to break a bone. Unfortunately, many...