leg strength
What is “Functional Leg Strength”?

“Functional Leg Strength” equates to strengthening specific muscles that will allow older adults to be independent and safe with transfers and walking. The four (4) muscles/exercises are not ones that...

June 17, 2019
General Health
Dehydration in Older Adults: Symptoms, Misconceptions and Consequences

THIRST MEANS YOU’RE DEHYDRATED! The sensation of thirst starts to dull and become less noticeable as we age. Dehydration triggers the body’s thirst response. When you feel thirsty, dehydration is...

June 2, 2019
senior service
What Is the Difference Between Palliative & Hospice Care?

Palliative Hospice Purpose Comfort Care-used at any stage of serious illness and condition does not need to be terminal.NO time restrictions on how long it can be provided.Objective: Control of...

May 1, 2019
exercise
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
leg strength
Most People Do Not Realize the Significance of Leg Strength in Older Adults. Why Is That?

The cause and effect of strong legs delivering safe and independent mobility is not a well-understood phenomenon. The best way to explain why this isn’t common practice thinking is best...

April 15, 2019
exercise
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
Equipment tips & facts
Walkers Are Best as a Temporary Device!

When a person breaks their leg, they use crutches until the injury is healed and then they go back to walking without any support. However, when someone is given a...

April 1, 2019
Diagnoses
Searching for Solutions!

Sarah, a woman in her mid-sixties, was hospitalized following a wound to her buttock. In less than two (2) months, she lost her ability to walk and was confined to...

March 25, 2019
Diagnoses
Unable to Walk to Traveling to Arizona!

Arthur, a 91-year-old man, lived with his wife in an apartment. They were the strength and focal point of the family. They did everything together including shopping, going to restaurants,...

March 19, 2019
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