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Bringing Life To Seniors will post updated informational series from various sites beneficial to our seniors- please enjoy and remember to eat & live healthy as often!

An ongoing series of informational entries

BL2S- Second Blog Entry: Exercises for Senior's

March 15, 2017

Exercises for Senior's. Exercise and physical activity are good for just about everyone, including older adults. There are four main types and each type is different. Doing them all will give you more benefits.

  • Endurance, or aerobic, activities increase your breathing and heart rate. Brisk walking or jogging, dancing, swimming, and biking are examples.
  • Strength exercises make your muscles stronger. Lifting weights or using a resistance band can build strength.
  • Balance exercises help prevent falls
  • Flexibility exercises stretch your muscles and can help your body stay limber.

For more information please visit: https://medlineplus.gov/exerciseforseniors.html

BL2S- First Blog Entry: Healthy Eating Tips For Seniors

June 14, 2017

Healthy Eating Tips For Seniors.  Healthy eating begins with you! Giving your body the right nutrients and maintaining a healthy weight can help you stay active and independent. You’ll also spend less time and money at the doctor. This is especially true if you have a chronic condition, such as diabetes or heart disease.

For more information please visit: https://www.ncoa.org/economic-security/benefits/food-and-nutrition/senior-nutrition/

BL2S- Latest Blog Entry: Food, Eating & Alzheimer's

September 6, 2017

Food, Eating & Alzheimer's. Regular, nutritious meals may become a challenge for people with dementia. As a person's cognitive function declines, he or she may become overwhelmed with too many food choices, forget to eat or have difficulty with eating utensils. For more information please visit: https://www.alz.org/care/alzheimers-food-eating.asp