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  • Stretching Exercises, There’s an App for That: Stretching Routines

    Posted on October 14, 2013 by in Featured

    Being active is an important part of aging and aging in place. The benefits of exercising include:  improved health, strength, and a reduction in the likelihood of falls.  Stretching is also an important part of exercise and should be done with aerobic and/or resistance training 2-3 days/week.  Stretching exercises should exercise the major muscles and […]

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    Go Ernestine Go!

    Posted on August 9, 2010 by in Featured

    Picture Source:  ABCNews.com Being active is an important part of aging and aging in place. The benefits of exercising include:  improved health, strength, and a reduction in the likelihood of falls.  Case in point, Ernestine Shepherd, a 73 year old grandmother, who would give anyone half her age a run for their money.  Ernestine has […]

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    A Matter of Balance Fall Prevention Program

    Posted on July 19, 2010 by in Featured

    Unfortunate but true, accidents do occur in the home.  The Aging Suite strives to provide people with information to help them age in place safely at home.  In keeping with our previous discussions on fall prevention, this week we’re highlighting various fall A Matter of Balance, a unique and effective fall prevention program. A Matter […]

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    Fight osteoarthritis, Psyching Yourself Up To Exercise

    Posted on July 12, 2010 by in Featured

    The following information is brought to you by The Arthritis Foundation The Arthritis Foundation offers an entire range of exercise programs to help you get started. You can choose from all-around gentle exercises that increase joint flexibility, range of motion and muscle strength or aquatics that allow you to exercise without putting excess strain on […]

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