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5 Benefits Seniors Can Gain from Doing Yoga

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A regular exercise plan can help you keep your independence and improve your quality of life. Many older folks, however, struggle to find a safe, low-impact activity that is appropriate for their fitness levels. However, yoga for seniors provides a practical solution. Yoga is something that anyone, regardless of age, size, or skill, may enjoy. Yes, some people are extremely flexible and make it seem impossible! But that is only a goal, not a requirement. There is no reason why seniors should not enjoy yoga, and there are numerous reasons why they should. There are numerous advantages to practicing yoga…

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6 Easy Ways for Seniors to Stay Active Indoors

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The weather outside may be frightful — but that doesn’t have to make your winter any less delightful! The winter season in Maryland and the Washington, DC area has been unpredictable, with shifting temperatures, snow, and rain. It may be frustrating for seniors and family caregivers to not know what a winter day will bring. Exercising outside in the cold weather might be uncomfortable, and getting to the gym may be difficult due to COVID-19. However, it is easy to be active throughout the winter, and it does not involve enduring frigid temperatures or planning around the setting sun. Best…

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5 Winter Activities for Seniors

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Want to sleep better or lower your risk for heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and some types of cancer? Looking to improve your social wellness, reduce your blood pressure and have more energy? Staying physically and/or mentally active as you age becomes vitally important. However, that’s not always easy, especially in the wintertime. Here are five activities seniors can enjoy when the weather turns chilly:  1. Cook Cooking is a great way to take care of your own mental health, experts say. If you’re cooking for yourself, consider preparing something you’ve never had before. If you’re cooking for others,…

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