Category: Healthy Aging

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Sarcopenia: How To Keep Muscle While Aging

Every one matures at different rates. Some people are in the best shape of their life in their 30s, 40s, or 50s.  But sooner or later, we all notice that it becomes harder to add or keep muscle mass and strength. This is called sarcopenia, the normal loss of muscle with aging. But what causes […]

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Parkinson’s Exercise: Just what the doctor ordered (or at least it should be)

Parkinson’s disease affects over ten million people worldwide.  And 60,000 new cases of Parkinson’s are diagnosed each year. And the search for more effective treatments progresses each year.  But we often forget one of the oldest treatments available: Exercise. But many people worry about exercising with Parkinson’s and fear injury.  Well, I’m here to tell […]

Use It or Lose It: Exercise After 60

Getting Older Without Getting Old Picture two 75-year-old individuals.  One lives in their own home, works a part-time job at a hardware store and enjoys tossing a ball for their golden retriever.  They love spending time with their grandkids and are easily able to get up and down from the floor to play with them.  […]

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