Even though relaxing and watching TV might seem like a good option to pass your time, still the numerous benefits of exercise should motivate you to incorporate it into your daily regimen.
Benefits of exercise–
. Exercise improves blood circulation. This is turn will help keep you healthy and free of circulatory system diseases like coronary artery disease, blood pressure, heart failure, etc.
. Exercise decreases incidence of diabetes mellitus that plagues many elderly people.
. Exercise improves the flow of oxygen to the brain thus improving the short term memory.
. Exercise improves the cognitive function in the same manner.
. Exercise can help you sleep better.
. Mild exercises like walking can be extremely beneficial in case of osteoarthritis. The pain is reduced considerably and the functioning is improved. .Bone density can also be increased or maintained thus reducing the incidence of fractures and other bone related…
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Please find below an article from http://www.ecarediary.com about the importance of learning how to fall safely as one ages… worth reading… Note: There are more and more fall prevention/fall safety programs being offered in communities around North America…
Is it Possible to Fall Safely?
Dr. Rein Tideiksaar – February 18, 2013 10:18 AM
A safety concern expressed by elders and caregivers alike is the threat of falling and injury. In an attempt to prevent falling, many elders at risk (due to balance and other mobility problems), tend to limit their everyday movements and activities. Caregivers may act in similar fashion, believing that limiting an elder’s daily activities is the best way to avoid harmful falls. While this strategy may work in the short-term, as a preventive strategy, it’s a really bad idea. If elders move around too little, they may suffer a host of harmful consequences, which can actually…
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Mall walker and Topro user Albert S. participated in Kaiser Permanente’s 1 year ‘Walk to Thrive’ anniversary. Together with 11th season ‘Biggest Loser’ winner Olivia Ward, Albert walked the one mile course at the Roseville Galleria with the Topro Troja 2G Premium Plus. “It gives me a sense of security and the integrated seat always gives me a resting opportunity when I need one”, Al commented. Mall walking has become increasingly popular all across the country. It offers walkers of all ages a safe and weather independent setting to walk, meet people and do a little window shopping.