Trillium HomeCare

As seniors get older, there’s a natural tendency for them to move less.  This may be the result of a variety of health issues that can hinder their ease of mobility such as arthritis or the result of fatigue brought on by chronic health problems.  Perhaps their vision isn’t as good as it used to be and they become more cautious in their movements. Maybe they’ve worked hard all their lives and are enjoying retirement by relaxing more and doing less.  No matter what is the cause of your loved one’s inactivity, it’s important to realize that this inactivity can set up a vicious cycle that could prevent them from doing things they want to do. A less active senior will have a decline in physical strength, mobility, and endurance.  In fact, moderate exercise is beneficial to everyone and to seniors in particular because it improves their balance and reduces…

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