281220 How the Aging Brain Affects Thinking

Despite the changes in cognition that may come with age, older adults can still do many of the things they have enjoyed their whole lives. Research shows that older adults can still: • Learn new skills • Form new memories • Improve vocabulary and language skills

Sex and sexuality later in your life

Here we look at our options for sex as we age. Disease, obesity, lack of interest on your partners part, surgeries, diabetes, arthritis, heart disease…all contribute a less than desirable sex life as we age. There are, or may be, things we can do to stay sexually healthy. I hope to offer leading experts opinions … Continue reading Sex and sexuality later in your life

251220 Starting out the right way with your physical conditioning program

How an individual gets started in making improvements in their cardiovascular and strength development is perhaps one of the most misunderstood aspects of training. It is not about sitting on a machine doing endless slow repetitions using a low weight or standing on a balance board while swinging a versa ball around in the air.

211220 How Older Adults Can Get Started with Exercise

Are you considering adding exercise to your daily routine or significantly increasing your level of activity? Talk to your doctor about the exercises and physical activities that are best for you. During your appointment, you can ask:

Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccines Work

Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccines Work Copied directly from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/effectiveness.html Updated Dec. 13, 2020, 05:00 PMLanguagesPrint FacebookTwitterLinkedInSyndicate Before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) determines whether to approve a vaccine or authorize a vaccine for emergency use, clinical trials are conducted to determine how well it works. This is known as effectiveness. After FDA approves a vaccine or authorizes … Continue reading Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccines Work

8 things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines

8 Things to KnowUpdated Dec. 13, 2020LanguagesPrint Now that there is an authorized and recommended vaccine to prevent COVID-19 in the United States, here are 8 things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines.More Information for Healthcare Professionals Healthcare Professionals The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is a top priority. … Continue reading 8 things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines

181220 Tips for making your training safe

When first beginning your strength training program, be on the conservative side with the weights you use and temper your aggressiveness in your approach the first few sessions. At least do so until you are somewhat accustomed to exercising on a regular basis. The penalty for not heeding this advice is extreme soreness known as delayed on set muscle soreness (DOMS). For now, here are a few caveats before you begin your training.

141220 How Older Adults Can Get Started with Exercise

Deciding to become physically active can be one of the best things you can do for your health. Exercise and physical activity are not only great for your mental and physical health, but they can help keep you independent as you age. Now, let’s talk about getting started.

111220 Starting out with a sensible training program

A sensible training program not only includes resistance exercise but also aerobic endurance, balance, fall prevention, and flexibility components as well. However, sometimes these programs must be modified to meet the physical needs of the person. Each of us is unique with the physical limitations we are dealing with as we age.