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Resistance Training For Seniors

As people grow older, their muscles and joints begin to break down. Add to that the fact that seniors have more brittle bones than their younger relatives, and it seems as though you are making a recipe for disaster. Seniors are at an increased risk for falling and becoming injured due to their brittle bones, muscles and joints. However, there is one thing that can help decrease a senior’s risk of falling and keep them healthy. Resistance training is a type of exercise that allows your elderly loved ones to...

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The Benefits of Yoga for the Elderly

Yoga is a fun and wonderful sport that has numerous health benefits. People of all ages can enjoy yoga and reap its benefits. However, in recent years, studies have found that yoga is especially beneficial for people over the age of 50. Elderly people can utilize yoga to regain strength in their muscles and regain their flexibility. It is a simple exercise program that can help them combat the effects of aging and keep them feeling young and energized. Plus, yoga is a great sport that allows you to advance...

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Exercise Safety Tips for People with Osteoporosis

Exercise is important for people with osteoporosis as it can help improve bone density in addition to strengthening the muscles. Osteoporosis can cause the bones to become brittle and lose density which makes them more likely to break, so it is important for people with osteoporosis to do everything they can to strengthen their bones. When exercising it is important for seniors to make sure that they are being safe so that they will not get injured. In this article we would like to offer some exercise safety tips for...

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Summer Activities for Seniors

Summer is a great time to get out and enjoy the great outdoors with your loved ones or take a vacation. There are plenty of ways to include your elderly loved ones in your summer plans. Seniors might not enjoy all of the summer activities that their younger family members enjoy but there are plenty of common ground areas that everyone can enjoy together. In this article we would like to offer some ideas for fun summer activities for seniors that they might enjoy. Swimming Seniors who want to go...

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Tips on How to Care For an Elderly Person with Arthritis

Arthritis can be painful and difficult for people to deal with so family members should know how to help those with arthritis so that they can assist their loved ones when necessary. Knowing about the different types of arthritis can also be very helpful for family caregivers so that they know exactly what to expect when dealing with their loved ones. We at Carefect Home Care Services would like to offer some tips on how to help seniors with arthritis. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis There are two different types of...

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