April is Occupational Therapist Month, which provides the perfect opportunity to shine a spotlight on our Salina Presbyterian Manor’s occupational therapists. Celice Stancil is our occupational therapy director, and Tyler Stoddard is our occupational
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
Improve your range of motion and balance in less than 10 minutes
By Rashelle Brown for Next Avenue
Balance and mobility training can benefit us at any age, but it becomes more important as you reach and pass the age of 50.
Maintaining joint range of motion allows you to move naturally and helps to combat the postural problems that cause neck, back,
Strength and conditioning classes focus on fall prevention and connecting with others
By Sherri Snelling for Next Avenue
Dance is for everybody. I believe it came from the people and it should always be delivered back to the people.
– Alvin Ailey
Verine Morris, 42, has spent more than a decade with a fear of falling. Wheelchair-bound for 10 years after a nasty fall at
Research on animals suggests we could improve humans’ healthy lifespan
By Felipe Sierra for Next Avenue
Editor’s note: This article is part of Next Avenue’s 2015 Influencers in Aging project honoring 50 people changing how we age and think about aging.
No, we cannot “prevent aging”… but what if we could delay it?
Unfortunately, the deterioration
He wanted to find inner peace. Here’s what he found instead.
By Kevin Kusinitz for Next Avenue
For a guy like me, taking up yoga when pushing 60 was a bit like trying to date a 21 year-old — probably good for my circulation but with a strong chance of falling on my face.
No matter. I decided to give it a whirl, as much for a spiritual as physical