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COVID–19 Pandemic and Exercise
Everyone has made tough decisions and sacrifices during the COVID-19 pandemic. A majority of our Tandem Strength & Balance clients are in the high-risk category due to their age and/or…November 18, 2020
Tandem Strength & Balance Client Competes in the Winter World Master Games
A Tandem Strength & Balance client competed in Alpine Skiing in the Winter World Master Games (WWMG) in Innsbruck Austria in January. Her journey to compete in the 40+ year…November 9, 2020
How Intensely Can an Older Adult Exercise?
Older adults are no different than younger individuals when starting an exercise program; however, a few things are even more essential to consider. Consult your physician prior to starting. Inquire…February 17, 2020
Why Won’t My Mom Walk With Me the Way She Does With You?
Client’s carry-over from Tandem Strength & Balance into their daily lives is the most difficult part of our service. Family members observe what our clients are doing during our sessions...April 25, 2019
What Are the Different Types of Exercise Offered for Older Adults?
Below you will find a chart that explains the differences/benefits of exercises offered in Assisted Living and/or Nursing Homes vs. Tandem Strength & Balance practices. Sitting Class Standing Class TandemSB...April 10, 2019
WHY ONGOING EXERCISE IS SO IMPORTANT!
Harold has lived with Parkinson’s disease for over seven (7) years. He and his wife reside in an Independent Senior Living Community. He WAS very active around the apartment/community and...March 13, 2019
“My Mom will Exercise with YOU (PT), but not with family or care giver.”
My mother lived with breast, bone and lung cancer for seven (7) years. She was a huge supporter of my business and completely understood the benefits of leg strength; however,...December 18, 2018
“Exercise/Therapy Hasn’t Helped Me in the Past”
This is a common response when a daughter brings me to meet their parent at the initial consultation. My TandemSB evaluations are really a head-to-toe investigation. Not only do I...September 6, 2018
I can’t get stronger I’m 80
I hear this all the time. Fortunately, it is NOT true. Everyone can get stronger: age and diagnosis are not limiting factors. The oldest person I have ever exercised with...June 20, 2018
Walking Doesn’t Keep You Walking
Most older adults want the ability to walk as long as they possibly can. Some individuals value never using a walker, whereas others just want to keep mobile whether using...June 3, 2018