Monthly Archives May 2018

Fresh Air and Senior Health

The Great Outdoors It’s no secret that we all need to connect with nature. This fact can be biting for seniors, especially ones with low mobility. It’s a very fair statement that we’re all a little healthier when we spend some time outside. Yet, why does this fact always seem to evade us? It’s so easy to get stuck in the rigmarole of the daily whatever that we forget. Well no more! While we’re sure you’ve heard of some of these, we wrote this to serve as a reminder. Here’ some really good reasons why seniors should be spending more
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8 Low-Impact Summer Activities for Seniors

Being physically active is important regardless of your age. Physical activity keeps you physically healthy, emotionally sound, and mentally alert. Regular physical activity has been linked to a reduction in chronic illness and a fuller life as one gets older. Staying physically active can present a challenge for older individuals. Physical limitations may prevent them from engaging in high impact sports or activities. The summer heat presents a greater risk of heatstroke and dehydration for seniors. Low impact activities provide a stellar option for seniors who want to get at least 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise throughout their day. Low
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