Blogs about Active Aging

Sunday, September 30, 2018 • Woodstock, GA 30189
Gina Baumgartner's Blog
Hi, I am excited to announce that I am hosting a Learn & Learn Seminar this month!  It will be on October 18th from 12:30 - 2:00 pm at the Cherokee County Rec Center.  This is a perfect seminar if you are interested in brain health and fitness or know of a loved one who you believe would benefit from this seminar.  The topics are listed on the attached flyer.  The event is Free and lunch will be served.  Please RSVP early.  
Saturday, July 21, 2018 • Portland, OR 97229-9195
Friday, June 01, 2018 • SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
Monday, September 25, 2017
Stuart clock's Blog
Independent seniors understandably want to stay in their own homes for as long as possible, and in many situations, it can make more sense financially and logistically. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more 29 million US seniors were involved in  slip-and-fall accidents within the home in 2014, resulting in seven million injuries.
Friday, September 01, 2017 • Portland, OR 97229-9195
Jacqueline's Blog
When you are beginning to experience balance issues, had a near fall, a fall with or without injuries it is time to find out why you are having these problems. Just beginning an exercises program that includes balance exercises may or may not improve your balance or prevent falls from happening.  Medications Increasing Fall Risk
Thursday, March 02, 2017 • Palo Cedro, CA 96073-9740
Jami's Fit for Life Blog
From the time we are young girls, we are taught that our looks determine our worth. If you are lucky, you learn early on that this is simply not true. Unfortunately, I have found that many of us suffer from equating our worth with our looks well into our golden years - which to me, is really, really sad.
Friday, January 20, 2017 • Portland, OR 97229-9195
Jacqueline's Blog
Redirecting Aging is choosing an aging path that is different than that often portrait by advertisements you see on tv and social media where aging adults are needy, having multiple chronic medical conditions and taking medications and drugs, incontinence pads, assistive devices, scooters, etc. that just flood the tv channels distrupting your viewing pleasure and other media. All these things maybe needed at one point in our life, however many  may also be avoided until very late in life.Aging by itself does not cause a decline in function
Sunday, January 01, 2017 • Portland, OR 97229-9195
Jacqueline's Blog
Our ability to perceive where we are and how we should respond to changing sensory conditions during our daily lives is heavily dependent on (a) the amount and quality of information we receive from our peripheral sensory receptors and (b) how the brain organizes and integrates that information once it has reached the central nervous system (CNS).
Sunday, November 27, 2016 • Palo Cedro, CA 96073-9740
Jami's Fit for Life Blog
I will never forget the day in my late forties when I noticed that I wasn’t filling out my clothes the same way I used to. As an avid exerciser I knew I was slowing the process of muscle loss, but my shape was definitely changing-I was losing the "fullness" in my muscles. My anatomy was not the same—and sarcopenia was the culprit!