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Get Moving with Chair Yoga

Posted on April 28, 2020 by LifeStyle Options in older adults, in seniors, in health, in exercise, in yoga

Created by a physical therapist, this seated yoga flow is designed to improve your strength, flexibility, and balance. You will move through popular poses including: seated boat pose, warrior 1 and 2, and side angle pose. Whether you are trying chair yoga for the first time or have been a yogi for years, this yoga flow for older adults offers a full body stretch that should leave you feeling energized and refreshed.

As always, be sure to consult with your physician before starting a new exercise routine, and feel free to skip any poses that are too challenging or uncomfortable. Namaste!

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Chicago Word Search

Posted on March 20, 2020 by LifeStyle Options in older adults, in seniors, in health, in senior isolation

Need something to stimulate your mind and keep you busy while social distancing? Check out our free, printable Chicago Word Search, and stay tuned for more fun activities and puzzles coming your way!

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Keys to Healthy Aging: Meditation

Posted on July 31, 2017 by Gina Intoppa in caregivers, in older adults, in seniors, in health, in meditation

There are many things in life that are beyond our control. However, it is possible to take responsibility for our own states of mind – and to change them for the better. Meditation is a means of transforming the mind, and research shows that it offers wonderful benefits for your mental, physical, and emotional health. Best of all, there is no equipment needed, no special training required, and you can start meditating no matter your age or health condition. So, whether you are an older adult looking to improve your well-being or a caregiver looking to reduce stress, meditation may be just what you need!

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