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Article & Image from nextavenue | by Debbie Miller | Posted July 9, 2018 The ancient practice targets physical and cognitive fundamentals Patricia Bethke Bing, 75, a retired community organizer in Knoxville, Tenn., has been practicing Tai chi for approximately 20 years. She practices three days a week, for 40
Article & Image from DailyCaring.com Chair exercises like stretching are perfect for seniors because they can be adapted for physical limitations, minimize the risk of injury due to falls, and still give health benefits. Stretching helps ease joint pain and muscle aches and also improves mobility, flexibility, coordination, and circulation.
On July 14, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Older Americans Act into law. Over the past 50 years, the Act has helped millions of seniors live, thrive and participate in the community. The Act supports a range of programs such as, meals-on-wheels and other nutrition programs, in-home services, transportation,
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OPTIMAL AGING – Submit Entries by September 28, 2018 THE NEED— As demographics are changing around the world and people are living longer than ever before—the rapidly expanding 60-plus population are experiencing a new set of challenges: searching for purpose and meaningful engagement as they leave life-long careers, face changes
Article & Image from: DailyCaring.com Seniors are at risk for heat stroke during hot weather Older adults need to be more careful of overheating and heat stroke because their bodies can’t adjust to high temperatures as well as younger bodies can. Also, seniors are more likely to start out dehydrated. In fact, 40%
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