Category: Senior Health

Top Ways Seniors Can Reduce Body Fat and Improve Their Overall Wellness

April 27th, 2020

We’re never too old to learn a new skill. Today, I am pleased to bring you a guest article from a longtime Fitness for Health guest blog contributor, Karen Weeks. Karen learned how to design websites and created Elderwellness.net after she retired. Enjoy! When it comes to total wellness, keeping your body fat under control is

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What is Telehealth?

April 13th, 2020

As you may have seen in the news, a range of fitness instructors in Spain are hosting exercises classes from rooftops so that quarantined residents can join in from their balcony. Although this may seem a little bit outside the box, being able to exercise without leaving the house is a great idea – especially now

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The Optimal Nighttime Routine for Seniors to Improve Sleep Quality

April 2nd, 2020

Today, I am happy to bring you a guest article from McKenzie Dillon. McKenzie is a blogger and sleep enthusiast for The Slumber Yard, a mattress reviews site that focuses on bedding products. In her free time, she likes attending music festivals, reading fiction novels and practicing yoga. _____________________________________________________ According to the University of Michigan

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Taking Care Of Your Health As a Senior Is Easier Than Ever

March 18th, 2020

As senior health is in the forefront of news coverage concerning the coronavirus outbreak, I am happy to bring you a guest article today from June Duncan.  June is the co-creator of Rise Up for Caregivers, which offers support for family members and friends who have taken on the responsibility of caring for their loved ones.

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7 Tips for Success with Senior Fitness

March 5th, 2020

Today, I am happy to bring you a guest article from Michael Dehoyos.  Working as a content marketer and editor at PhD Kingdom and Academicbrits, Michael works hard to help companies create effective marketing strategies. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge and expertise and writes for blogs like Thesis Help and online magazines. _____________________________________________________

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Taking Care of Your Health As a Senior Is Easier Than Ever

February 20th, 2020

I am proud to bring you a guest article today from June Duncan.  June is the co-creator of Rise Up for Caregivers, which offers support for family members and friends who have taken on the responsibility of caring for their loved ones. She is author of the upcoming book, The Complete Guide to Caregiving: A Daily Companion

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Weight-Gain

Becoming an Adult and a Mother Lead to Weight Gain

February 17th, 2020

Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity, while becoming a mother is linked to increased weight gain, conclude two reviews published today and led by researchers at the University of Cambridge. Writing in Obesity Reviews, researchers from the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) at

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heart health

Celebrate Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

February 13th, 2020

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Are you ready to exercise? I have heart-healthy tips for you! Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.  Does the love of your life make your heart beat a little faster and your body temperature rise? So does exercise and athletic training! By exercising for as little as 30 minutes a day,

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Heart Month

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February 11th, 2020

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month.  Celebrate your heart! Follow these heart-healthy tips to keep your ticker ticking: Don’t smoke or use tobacco. This nasty habit is one of the most controllable risk factors for heart disease. You start to improve your heart health within minutes of quitting.  After one year, your heart disease risk

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Healthy Living for Older Adults: Tips and Resources

January 15th, 2020

For many seniors, it can be a challenge to change their eating habits, exercise safely, and maintain social activities, and these lifestyle changes can take time to get used to.