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
exercise
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
exercise
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
General Health
Hope For Those Living With Depression

One in 10 adults in the United States struggles with depression. Depression is often the cause of appetite changes, reduced energy, disturbed sleep, body aches and increased pain perception, all…

June 5, 2020
exercise
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
leg strength
Which Leg Muscles Are Most Important for Keeping Older Adults Safe and Independent?

Leg muscles can be broken down into two separate groups: PUSH (extensors) vs PULL (flexors) muscles. PUSH leg muscles help straighten the knees and hips to get a person up…

February 5, 2020
Fall Prevention
How Aging Changes the Way We Maintain Balance

There are four (4) methods that are used to keep one’s balance: ankles, knees, hips and steppage. Before getting into the methods of balance you must first understand THE CONE…

October 1, 2019
General Health
3 Reasons for Older Adults to Exercise With the Same Physical Therapist

Consistency builds a relationship and trust between them. This is one of the points that is emphasized when meeting families for the first time. This is especially needed when the…

September 25, 2019
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