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March 23, 2017

Stalling Dementia: Is Exercise the Ticket?

…Baker is co-chairing EXERT: Exercise in Adults with Mild Memory Problems, a National Institutes of Health backed clinical trial that focuses on exercise as a remedy for MCI. The trial…

April 20, 2017

Exercise for Arthritis? There’s an App for That.

…and your chances of getting it increase with age. One key to living well with osteoarthritis is being more active. While “Go, exercise!” may be the last thing you want…

May 22, 2020

Exercise Virtually with Senior Planet

Want to join one of Senior Planet’s many online health and fitness offerings? Check the schedule here. Poof! That’s how long it took for Senior Planet’s daily in-person exercise classes…

September 9, 2019

Five Body Parts No One Tells You to Exercise

…we age – issues like hunched shoulders, shuffling feet and weak hands. Working large muscle groups and performing cardiorespiratory exercise doesn’t get at the small muscles we need for performing…

October 25, 2012

Toolbar: Online Exercise for Seniors

We’re guessing you saw the news this week that exercise can slow brain shrinkage in older people. A new study shows that if you’re over 70, breaking a sweat three…

11/18/2019 | EDT

@ the Center: Fit Fusion Exercise Class

Fit Fusion is a fun blend of cardio, strengthening and stretching exercises. Some movements will be done using a chair for support. Modifications will be offered for all levels of…

09/09/2019 | EDT

@ The Center: Fit Fusion Exercise Class

Fitness Fusion is a fun blend of cardio, strengthening and stretching exercises. Some movements will be done using a chair for support. Modifications will be offered for all levels of…

09/16/2019 | EDT

@ The Center: Fit Fusion Exercise Class

Fitness Fusion is a fun blend of cardio, strengthening and stretching exercises. Some movements will be done using a chair for support. Modifications will be offered for all levels of…

08/19/2019 | EDT

@ The Center: Fit Fusion Exercise Class

Fitness Fusion is a fun blend of cardio, strengthening and stretching exercises. Some movements will be done using a chair for support. Modifications will be offered for all levels of…

08/05/2019 | EDT

@ The Center: Fit Fusion Exercise Class

Fitness Fusion is a fun blend of cardio, strengthening and stretching exercises. Some movements will be done using a chair for support. Modifications will be offered for all levels of…

08/12/2019 | EDT

@ The Center: Fit Fusion Exercise Class

Fitness Fusion is a fun blend of cardio, strengthening and stretching exercises. Some movements will be done using a chair for support. Modifications will be offered for all levels of…

08/26/2019 | EDT

@ The Center: Fit Fusion Exercise Class

Fitness Fusion is a fun blend of cardio, strengthening and stretching exercises. Some movements will be done using a chair for support. Modifications will be offered for all levels of…

January 12, 2015

13 Ways to Trick Yourself into Working Out

…work for you. Get a Gym Buddy. This works at any age, but Sabrena Merrill, senior exercise consultant for the American Council on Exercise, says people 60-plus really take to…

June 22, 2017

Is Your Doc Giving You the Best Osteoporosis Advice?

…according to the Institute of Medicine. Exercise BASIC ADVICE Doctors all agree that you need to do weight-bearing exercise to maintain bone health. YES, BUT… Weight training can help—yes, that…

June 10, 2013

Tai Chi for Older Newbies

exercise/nurture one’s vital energy; it is a mind/body/spirit integrative practice,” Dr. Yang says. “Tai chi is actually one kind of qigong exercise: other fundamental qigong exercises (such as sitting and…