Parkinson’s Is A Cruel Disease But…It Does Not Have To Be

Parkinson’s is stereotypically associated with shuffling steps, tremors, stiffness in arms and legs, slowness of movement, needing a walker, frequent falls and a slow decline of mobility. Parkinson’s Disease symptoms…

April 5, 2021
Win Against Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy is caused by damage to nerves in the body and is a common disease for many older adults. Nerve damage caused by diabetes is one of the most…

March 22, 2021
General Health
Understanding Medicare Physical Therapy and Its Guidelines

By Kelly K Veit When You Need More Physical Therapy But Don’t Know Where To Turn Millions of elderly Americans rely on Medicare as their insurance provider to cover their…

March 8, 2021
Fall Prevention
Main Causes of Falls in the Elderly

Weakness: Weakness in a person’s legs and trunk leads to gait difficulties (including difficulty picking up one’s feet, decreased coordination, bent knees/hips). People who are weak typically complain of feeling…

February 22, 2021
Those with Dementia Can Improve

Hope Through Exercise for Those Living with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Once Dementia or Alzheimer’s is diagnosed, we know at Tandem Strength & Balance that families seek someone or something to…

February 1, 2021
Fall Prevention
Important Facts and True Costs of Older Adult Falls

At a certain age, we become acutely aware of the reality of “Falling when older often becomes a life-altering event." An older person who falls often goes through serious medical...

January 20, 2021
Senior Service
How to Pick the Correct Assisted Living for You and Your Family

Choosing the correct assisted living for your loved one is a complex decision (emotional and physical). #1. Family Meeting: In this meeting make a list of top 3 things that…

January 11, 2021
General Health
Poor Oral Health Can Increase Risk of Aspiration Pneumonia

Aspiration pneumonia is a type of pneumonia that can be caused by the accidental infiltration of bacteria from the mouth into the lungs. The aspiration alone DOES NOT cause pneumonia….

December 14, 2020
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
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