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Thursday, March 23

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…

Thursday, April 20

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…

Friday, May 22

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…

Monday, September 9

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…

Thursday, October 25

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…

11/16/2020 | EST

Team Senior Planet Exercise Demo – Lunch & Learn

Interested in staying healthy and learning different ways to exercise at home? Join this Team Senior Planet exercise demo to learn ways you can workout without leaving the house! Senior…

Monday, January 12

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…

Thursday, June 22

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…

Thursday, November 13

How to Find a Workout For Your Condition

…weight, finding a workout that works for you is really challenging. Don’t give up. Even if you’re an exercise avoider with medical or pain issues, there is a fitness routine…

Monday, June 10

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…

Wednesday, February 21

Top Apps to automate your fitness

…sleep better. Exercise can lower your cholesterol and blood pressure, and promote a sense of overall well-being.” Regular exercise also can help improve your blood sugar and reduce your risk…

Friday, January 11

Want a healthier New Year?

…down resolutions into what some experts call smart goals, Warner-Cohen says. Not: “I want to exercise more,” but “I want to exercise 30 minutes 5 days a week.” Decide to…

Tuesday, March 22

The fun of stilt-dancing in your 70s — and more from the week online

…brain: What’s the real deal? You’ve probably read reports online and in magazines about the link between exercise and cognitive health — but what typeof exercise and how much, and…

Monday, September 7

Thinking About a Pet?

Pets have so many positive qualities – having a pet lowers our blood pressure and cholesterol, improves our mood, increases our exercise, offers companionship, guards against loneliness and depression and…

Monday, October 6

Aging With Attitude: Dr. Ephraim Engleman, 103

…Do you exercise? As little as possible. I’ve never been enthusiastic about exercise. I frankly feel this push to exercise is over-emphasized. The only thing I do consistently is play…