5 Balance Exercises for Seniors: Simple Exercises to Improve Balance

Posted by The CareSync Team

Feb 15, 2018 1:11:14 PM

We all want to avoid accidents like falls. But did you know there were many simple things you could do to help prevent senior falls and the injuries they cause? In this article, we describe five balance exercises for seniors that can improve your balance and strength.

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Topics: health tips, healthy living, patients, fitness & exercise

Fit Seniors: Is Age Really Just a Number?

Posted by The CareSync Team

Apr 26, 2017 3:11:00 PM

Think you're too old to exercise? Think it's too late to start trying? We know a 78-year-old record-setting weightlifter who might tell you otherwise.

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Topics: care coordination, patients, fitness & exercise, healthy living, chronic conditions, chronic care management (CCM), health conditions, older adult, aging, strength, functional capacity

Reduce Your Cholesterol for Better Heart Health

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Oct 26, 2016 10:45:00 AM

High cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for developing heart disease (the leading cause of death in the U.S.) or having a stroke (the fifth leading cause of death). In fact, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the higher your blood cholesterol level, the higher your risk of developing heart disease or having a heart attack.

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Topics: diet, fitness & exercise, healthy living, health tips, heart health

5 Healthy Habits to Start Your Day

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Sep 27, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Eating a healthy breakfast is just one way to start your morning off right. Consider adding these 5 healthy habits to your morning routine to boost your spirits and supercharge your day!

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Topics: diet, fitness & exercise, recipes, healthy living, health tips, family health

Secrets to Healthy Aging Made Simple

Posted by Kaerrie Hall and Katie Gleason

Sep 2, 2016 8:30:00 AM

You know that saying, you’re only as old as you feel? In honor of September being Healthy Aging® Month, let’s commit to taking that to heart by implementing a few secret and not-so-secret tips for feeling and staying healthy, vibrant, and “young” as we age.

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Topics: health tips, healthy eating, healthy living, fitness & exercise

Concerned About Osteoporosis?: 5 Tips for Better Bone Health

Posted by Russell Dumas, BSN, RN

May 17, 2016 4:09:02 PM

We don’t usually think of them this way, but our bones are living tissue. They change throughout our lives. When bones are healthy, they are constantly renewing themselves by breaking down old bone and building up new bone. But when age or other factors cause our bones to break down faster than they can be replaced, our bones begin to weaken. This can lead to loss of bone mass, or osteoporosis.

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Topics: patients, health tips, fitness & exercise, healthy living, chronic conditions

Back to Basics: Better Health Made Easy

Posted by Russell Dumas, BSN, RN

May 9, 2016 8:57:27 AM

Need to get healthy? Maybe your doctor has told you to improve your physical fitness in order to prevent or even delay heart disease, diabetes, or certain cancers. Maybe you want to lose weight or have more energy. No matter what your reason or even your age, getting started may be easier than you think.

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Topics: family health, caregivers, patients, fitness & exercise, healthy eating, healthy living, health tips

National Senior Health and Fitness Day

Posted by The CareSync Team

May 27, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Today is the 22nd annual event of National Senior Health and Fitness Day. This event is the nation's largest health promotion event for older adults. The theme for this year's event is "If You Keep Moving...You'll Keep Improving!"

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Topics: healthy living, fitness & exercise, observances & holidays

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