You probably think physical therapy is something you need only after an injury or when your health is in decline. But modern physical therapy is turning the focus toward prevention of falls, help with chronic pain and other common wellness concerns
When Amy Breneman was getting ready to finish nursing school, she was convinced she would go into the highly stressful world of the intensive care unit at a hospital. Instead, she wound up in the highly satisfying world of senior care.
LeadingAge Kansas has selected 13 professionals in the field of aging services for the 9th class of the Center for Leadership. The program equips talented aging services
4 ways to profit from the activities and interests you love
By Nancy Collamer for Next Avenue
Last year, Mike Liff, now 71, relocated with his wife from San Francisco to Portland, Maine to be closer to family. The retirees explored their new hometown and thanks to a chance conversation at a barbershop, Liff learned that
Playing an instrument offers physical and emotional benefits if you have health issues
By Bart Astor for Next Avenue
If music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, then playing music hath charms to heal the savage breast, or, more appropriately, the damaged lungs.
This is what Tom Zoe of Austin, Texas believes. So he helped create a program at Seton Medical Center
Don’t just watch the kids go back to school this fall
By Patricia Corrigan for Next Avenue
Lunchbox? Check. Backpack? Check. New outfit for the first day? Check.
So you’ve helped get a grandchild or other youngster ready to go back to school. But what about you? Staying mentally active after 50 stimulates neural networks, increases knowledge,