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Elderly Exercise

Why I Used a Sticker Chart to Motivate My Mom to Move

Kristen Hansen Brakeman | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristen Hansen Brakeman

There's this hopeful part of me that imagines her embracing her new exercise routine, doing more and more laps each day, getting so strong that she's even able to cast her walker aside in favor of a cane.

The Health Benefits of Furry Four-Legged Friends

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 08.01.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Pets bring a special companionship and joy to the lives of their owners. But our furry, four-legged friends can offer even more boons, keeping us active and involved in the world and boosting our health.

Seniors Keep Fit and Happy at the JFS Fitness Center

Jacqueline Kravette | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Kravette

With the majority of the baby boomers hitting age 65 by the year 2011, and the estimated costs of health care doubling for this demographic, the promotion of health is of utmost importance.

Older Americans Are Active As Ever, And Expecting Their Doctors To Treat Their Injuries

The Boston Globe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living


Why Yoga Is Good For Your Sex Life, Your Wallet, And Your Height

Huffington Post | Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

- Elderly women showed measurable improvements in their walking speed and balance after a nine-week yoga program -- and they gained a centimeter in he...