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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

Functional Fitness: The Importance of Exercising for Healthy Aging [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on June 27, 2018

Physical fitness is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, especially as we age. Regular exercise can tone muscles, increase circulation, and even slow the effects...

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Topics: Functional Fitness, Videos

Active Aging: Exercising with Core Stix for Fall Prevention

Posted by The Goodman Group on January 3, 2018

Exercising is an important part of active aging, but some equipment, although all built for safety, is not easy for seniors to use. Many aging adults need more...

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Topics: Functional Fitness, Healthy Aging Tips

Anti-Gravity Treadmills: Zero Impact Therapy for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 27, 2017

Anti-gravity treadmills are changing the way clinics, rehabilitation and wellness centers are providing therapy to people with mobility issues, especially seniors.

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Topics: Functional Fitness

Rock Steady: Creating Friendships and Fighting Parkinson's

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 12, 2017

It may seem odd or even counter-intuitive to hear that someone with Parkinson’s disease is spending a lot of time at a boxing gym. Yet that’s exactly what members of...

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Topics: Functional Fitness, Healthy Aging Tips

Meditation in Motion: Tai Chi and Senior Exercise

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 18, 2017

The ancient martial art of Tai Chi has become very popular in the west in recent years. Often described as meditation in motion, it is especially popular and...

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Topics: Functional Fitness, Healthy Aging Tips

Healthy Aging: How Seniors Stay Fit Through Pedaling

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 10, 2017

Visit any health club and you'll see plenty of pedaling. Whether it's spinning classes, stationary bikes, or people getting ready for a group ride, pedaling is a very...

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Topics: Functional Fitness

How Stretching Promotes Healthy Aging

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 25, 2017

A lot of us like to start our morning with a cup of coffee. As you grab that cup o’ joe (or tea or OJ), think about starting your morning with a short stretching...

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Topics: Functional Fitness, Healthy Aging Tips

Movement Matters: The Benefits of Tai Chi for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 21, 2017

Flowing, graceful movements. Relaxed breathing. Lowered blood pressure. Elevated mood. Relief from depression. A sense of peace. These have all been used to describe...

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Topics: Functional Fitness, Healthy Aging Tips

Fighting Back: How Boxing is Helping People Battle Parkinson’s

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 7, 2017

Boxing? As in Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, and Floyd Mayweather? That kind of boxing? Yes, the very same — with adaptations, of course. An innovative program that...

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Topics: Functional Fitness

Why You Should Consider Taking a Daily Walk

Posted by The Goodman Group on June 16, 2017

We know that exercise is good for us and it’s important to stay active. But it’s also easy for some activities to fall by the wayside as we age. Running, basketball...

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Topics: Functional Fitness, Healthy Aging Tips