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Getting Back to Senior Summer Fun in 2021

Summer 2021 is here, and we’re ready for it! With COVID-19 (mostly) in retreat, mask mandates lifting, and life looking more normal than it has in a long time, now’s the time to get out and get active! Sixty-one percent of Americans gained weight during the pandemic. If you’re one of them, exercising more will [...]

2021-07-26T11:11:34-07:00July 26th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Getting Back to Senior Summer Fun in 2021

Flaneuring: The Latest Trend in Walking

Whether you live in New York City, on a farm in Kansas or in a tiny town in California, walking was popular in 2020. For many of us, a walk was a safe way to enjoy the outdoors, pass the time and get some much-needed exercise.  A few people went above and beyond, though. They [...]

2021-06-29T15:53:12-07:00June 21st, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Flaneuring: The Latest Trend in Walking

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Mobility Scooter

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. If you use them to make a purchase, we will earn a commission. We link to these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission. The decision is yours, and whether or not you decide to buy something [...]

2020-09-23T15:08:45-07:00July 13th, 2020|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Travel|Comments Off on 5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Mobility Scooter

5 Fun At-Home Workout Routines for Older Adults

Did you know a sedentary lifestyle is one of the top ten causes of death worldwide? But did you also know that by adding just a small amount of exercise to your routine—like walking or swimming—you can extend your life by three to five years? Exercise is not just a crucial component to living longer, [...]

2020-08-11T15:27:00-07:00May 12th, 2020|Fitness|Comments Off on 5 Fun At-Home Workout Routines for Older Adults

What Makes T’ai Chi So Awesome for Seniors?

T'ai Chi is a wonderful exercise for seniors, as it’s appropriate for any age or fitness ability. You can also do it indoors or take it outside... At the small community park in Tigard, Oregon, a senior man and woman begin their morning t'ai chi practice. They plant their feet into the mowed grass and move [...]

2018-11-27T16:50:13-08:00November 27th, 2018|Fitness, Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on What Makes T’ai Chi So Awesome for Seniors?