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Retirement: How Should I Age in Place?

Retirement: How Should I Age in Place?

A fact, prior to the industrialization of America, retirement was not normal.  Retirement is an artifact of the Great Depression, this was a result of government and industry urging older people to retire so younger more abled-bodied individuals could work.1 As the...
Exercise of the Month: Walking!

Exercise of the Month: Walking!

Goal: To get you outside and enjoying spring weather!     Benefits: There are many benefits to walking.  Walking is not only good for heart health but also good for boosting immunity.  Walking will help maintain your strength and endurance which can help you bounce...
Seated Lateral Bends

Seated Lateral Bends

Goal: To stretch the latissimus dorsi muscle, quadratus lumborum and other para spinal muscles that aid in lateral flexion of the trunk. Make overhead reaching easier. Benefits: Tight muscles that run along the sides of our bodies can lead to back and shoulder pain....
Exercise of the Month: Toe Raises

Exercise of the Month: Toe Raises

Goal:  To strengthen the tibialis anterior or the muscle in front of the shin.        Benefits:  All muscles in the body have to be balanced.  Some stronger and some weaker in order for our joints to work efficiently without much risk for injury.  Strengthening the...