1. Challenges of Getting Exercise for Seniors

    For elderly people, getting exercise is easier said than done. Have you ever been frustrated by the well-meaning but clueless comments and suggestions by younger people who want to encourage you to exercise? Why don’t you just stay active? Don’t you think it would help if you worked out more? Co…Read More

  2. Why Exercise Isn’t Optional if You’re 55 or Older

    I have yet to meet someone who would decide to get old if given a choice. It’s a process that just happens over time, and it isn’t fair. However, we don’t make it any easier on ourselves. Our culture’s collective unwillingness to value and enrich aging creates a brutally unfair mindset for a…Read More

  3. Senior Fitness Tips: How to Increase Your Mobility

    When you’re older, mobility is no joke. You tend to encounter a limited range of motion, joints that don’t move as far as they used to, and pain when you try to push yourself beyond your limits. This, in turn, tends to contribute to a downward spiral: It hurts when you move, so you move less. Mo…Read More

  4. Fitness Over 50 When You Were Out Of Shape from 25-50

    When you were 25, you were at your prime: You felt invincible. You were in the best shape of your life. You thought nothing could ever come in the way of that. In fact, you may have thrown off caution and said to yourself, “I can eat whatever I want, and nobody’s going to tell me no.” But you …Read More

  5. Is Exercise for Seniors Only For People in Good Health?

    It doesn’t seem fair the way life sorts out the cards. With every year that goes by, it seems like I see this more distinctly. Here’s a woman over here who is in great health at 80 years of age. She still goes hiking, lives independently, and doesn’t seem to have any trouble staying fit. Here…Read More

  6. Get the Silver Surfers on Facebook

    Experts say using social media can help prevent decline in elderly’s health   From www.dailymail.co.uk – August 7, 1:08 PM Pensioners who spend time online do not feel as lonely as others their age, which could stunt deterioration of physical and mental health, according to the research. T…Read More

  7. THIS ONE THING CAN BOOST YOUR LIFE EXPECTANCY

    EAT LESS  -  LIVE LONGER EATING LESS Putting just a bit less on your dinner plate each day might be key to a longer life, preliminary research suggests. People who reduced their caloric intake by just 15 percent over two years experienced a significant decrease in their metabolism, according to a …Read More