Posture exercises for seniors can go a long way toward minimizing the risk of falling. Exercises to improve posture can also have a major impact on quality of life. Were your parents constantly reminding you about sitting up straight? Did they tell you to stop slouching? Hopefully, you heeded that advice – and have continued … Continue reading “Posture Exercises for Seniors – To Help Balance and Function”
Every day, millions of people experience lower back pain when walking. From taking the dog around the block, relieving stress with physical activity, or just trying to get some exercise, walking is a part of life. If you experience pain in your lower back when walking, you’re not alone. Nearly 80 percent of all adults … Continue reading “Lower Back Pain When Walking – Possible Causes and Symptoms”
Normal aging and fatigue seem to go hand-in-hand. Our energy levels just aren’t what they used to be. You can try to do the right things, such as getting a good night’s sleep, partake in physical activity, and eat a well-balanced diet, but sometimes it just doesn’t help. If you’re getting older and feeling tired … Continue reading “Normal Aging and Fatigue – What Older Adults Must Know”
As we age, we undergo many changes in our bodies and our health. One component that’s hit the hardest is balance. This can pose a variety of risks, as it may lead to falls. Balance exercises for elderly adults can help restore steadiness, and reduce your risks… We all want to remain as independent as … Continue reading “Balance Exercises for Older Adults – Improve Stability and Strength”
It can be tough to stay mobile when you get older. It’s hard enough maintaining a proper work-life balance, but it becomes even more challenging as your body ages. Some people can find it extremely difficult to simply get out of bed in the morning, or perform relatively simple tasks throughout the day. Stretching may … Continue reading “The Benefits of Flexibility As You Age (and how to get more)”
It seems the pursuit of skin-friendly oils knows no end. Jojoba, argan, pomegranate, and rosehip oil have all surged in popularity as skincare remedies over the past few years. But have you heard of emu oil? Hailing from the southern hemisphere, this oil is on the more exotic end of the spectrum, and it’s making … Continue reading “Emu Oil: An Ancient Australian Skincare Secret”
Living a meaningful life is obviously important, whether you’re 20 or 80. But according to a new study, it could actually help older people improve their physical ability, helping them to maintain their independence and possibly even helping them live longer. What the Science Says Researchers looked at how a purpose-driven life correlates with physical … Continue reading “NEWS: People Age Better When They Have A Purpose In Life”
Quick – who was named Most Valuable Player in Super Bowl 50? What was the name of your third grade teacher? If you don’t remember, that’s probably not a bad thing. It’s actually quite positive in most instances, because research suggests it could help you make smarter decisions. Here’s some information on why you shouldn’t … Continue reading “A Bad Memory May Actually Be A Good Thing (here’s why)”
A clean bill of health is easy to maintain when we are young. However, as we age, it can become more difficult to stave off common health problems that usually hit by middle age. For men, this can include heart attack, stroke, prostate problems, gallstones, broken bones, as well as vision and memory loss.
In the rolling deserts of West Africa and India lives a type of tree that doesn’t look like much on the outside. It’s neither majestic nor too colorful. Frankly, it’s kind of drab. But, inside its trunk, it holds a powerful secret – the ability to help reduce your pain.