How Exercise Helps with Hip Replacements

  More people are getting hip replacements all the time. Some 400,000  will get one this year, and that’s expected to double by 2030. As we age, the main reasons tend to be arthritis and general wear and tear. Also, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Fitness Helps with Recovery from Drugs & Alcohol

With drug and alcohol abuse affecting millions of people, it’s likely that we all know someone who is involved in recovery or needs to consider it. That includes people over 50 using drugs and drinking alcohol more and more each … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Who’s Ready for Summer Sports and Fun?

Has there ever been a happier spring to get outside and enjoy the sunshine, fresh air, and the company of other people? After more than a year of pandemic restrictions, we are increasingly able to enjoy our favorite activities. And … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Staying Active during Quarantine

While you are quarantined at home, take the time you would have used to commute to your job and exercise instead!  Your excuse before may have been a lack of time, but you now have the time you would have … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Bucket List

Have you made a bucket list? A bucket list is a list of all the goals you want to achieve, dreams you want to fulfill and life experiences you want to experience before you die. If you haven’t made a … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

What is Functional Aging?

This summer I received my certification as a Functional Aging Specialist from the Functional Aging Institute.  What does that mean exactly?  The certification gives me great knowledge into working with mature adults.  “Mature adults” meaning over the age of fifty-five.  … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Exercise is the Fountain of Youth

The truth is out.  Studies continue to show that exercise boosts immune system function, improves mood, enhances mobility, sharpens mental skills and can extend your life.  For older people, the benefits of moderate exercise can be dramatic. Doctors have found … [CLICK TO READ MORE]