Articles About senior health

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    OCT 12, 2020

    6 tips for avoiding injury-causing exercise mistakes

    Maybe you’ve found a workout you love and do every chance you get. But are you building muscle and heart health, or are you putting yourself at risk for injury? Even seasoned exercisers can fall into habits that do more harm than good. By reexamining your regimen and making a few simple tweaks, you can fine-tune a safer workout routine for a stronger, healthier you. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisehealthy lifestylesenior health

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    MAR 20, 2019

    Prevent fall-related injuries at home with these 8 tips

    With so many of us staying inside and trying to avoid medical visits when possible, it’s especially important to try to avoid injuries at home. Particularly as we get older, falling can be dangerous. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that from 2007 to 2016 there was a 31% increase in the national rate of older adult deaths from falls.1 ... Read More >

    TOPICSfall preventionSafetysenior health

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    JAN 16, 2018

    “Thriving After 60” in the Mid-Atlantic States

    The Thriving After 60 (TA60) community is dedicated to keeping its members mentally and physically healthy—and having a good time in the process. You’ll have the opportunity to meet like-minded friends at our interesting virtual and in-person* events and workshops, which focus on supporting the changing health and wellness needs of those over 60. Our activities are designed to help you maintain your health and energy, and stay connected with the community well into retirement. ... Read More >

    TOPICSMid-Atlantic Statessenior healthThrive After 60Whole Health and Wellness Series

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    JUN 08, 2017

    Learn how to prevent falls in Hawaii

    Whether you’re 65 or older (or care about someone who is), it’s important to know how to prevent falls. Even if you’re younger, it’s a good idea to protect yourself from injury now to avoid health complications as you get older. ... Read More >

    TOPICSfall preventionHawaiiSafetysenior health