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The Most Common Elderly Mental Health Concerns And Their Effects

Between 2015 and 2050, the number of adults aged 60 or over worldwide is set to nearly double from 900 million to two billion. This will make them the largest demographic in the world. With advances in technology helping us lead longer lives, this means that more people may begin to experience chronic conditions. While [...]

2018-03-14T17:21:41-07:00April 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Most Common Elderly Mental Health Concerns And Their Effects

The Benefits Of Strength Training For The Elderly

Some may consider strength training to be for the young, but maintaining muscle mass through targeted exercise is important for people of all ages, including the elderly. We lose muscle mass as we age, and the decline is even more precipitous for those living more sedentary lives. The old adage use it or lose it [...]

2016-10-24T14:02:36-07:00January 27th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Benefits Of Strength Training For The Elderly

Elderly Doesn’t Have To Mean In Pain

Extended life expectancies have resulted in a rapidly growing population of people living well into their 80s, 90s, and beyond. After all those years, the cumulative effects of running, jumping, working, and living can be felt in the bones. And the back. And sometimes the knees. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Although [...]

2016-10-24T14:04:44-07:00September 15th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Elderly Doesn’t Have To Mean In Pain