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Loosen Up In Your Golden Years

2022-06-09T10:24:04-04:00

Loosen Up In Your Golden Years Over the years, you can develop habitual ways of using your muscles to move and position yourself. Poor posture and reduced range of motion may be the result of limited stretching, reduced activity levels or improper body alignment. With age, your muscles naturally tighten which can lead to poor posture and back pain. So, if you’re an older adult, it has never been more important to incorporate stretching and [...]

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Aging: How to stay active when it hurts to do so

2021-06-28T17:39:50-04:00

To help manage osteoarthritis pain, Tom Kellar and Colleen Fraser stay active while aging, including taking regular walks near their Sudbury home. Tom Kellar and his wife, Colleen Fraser, from Sudbury, Ontario, have always tried to stay active while aging by going to the gym, walking, or hitting the trails on snowshoes or skis during the winter. But in recent years, the pain made exercise a challenge for both of them. For Kellar, the pain [...]

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Maintaining Your Mobility: Stretches and Exercises

2021-01-11T16:39:34-05:00

Over the years, you can develop habitual ways of using your muscles to move and position yourself. Poor posture and a lack of flexibility may be the result of limited stretching and improper body alignment. With age, your muscles naturally tighten which can lead to poor posture1 and back pain

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Seated Stretches for Older Adults

2021-01-11T16:39:41-05:00

Active living is important for your health and well-being, no matter what your age is, but it can be vital for older adults. Even moderate exercise can help prevent many chronic conditions that can impact you as you age, which is why it’s never too late to start exercising. Click the Download File button to view/download/print this high-resolution tip sheet for simple tips and exercises for older adults (PDF format). You can also email or share [...]

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