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5 Tips for Aging Well

2022-08-08T21:08:04-05:00

5 Tips for Aging Well -Article shared from HTS Monthly Newsletter, July 2022   As we get older, we experience both mental and physical changes to our health. There are strategies for achieving a healthier life to remain active and independent for as long as possible.   Move More. Sit Less: Sitting too much can be harmful to your health. Research suggests adults age 65+ should do at least 150 minutes of physical activity a week. Walking and swimming are both good options of exercise for older adults.   Maintain Your Flexibility: Flexibility allows us to move our bodies [...]

5 Tips for Aging Well2022-08-08T21:08:04-05:00

Outpatient Therapy Helps Older Adults…

2022-08-08T21:07:33-05:00

Outpatient Therapy Helps Older Adults Be Strong, Independent, and Live Life to the Fullest! -Article shared from HTS Monthly Newsletter, June 2022 How Can Outpatient Therapy Help? Outpatient rehabilitation services including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy are available to help patients with a variety of therapeutic solutions. Physical Therapy works with adults to address lower body strength, walking, balance, and use of assistive devices such as walkers and wheelchairs. Occupational Therapy focuses on upper body strength, fine motor skills, and the ability to perform daily self-care activities such as bathing and dressing. Lastly, Speech therapy is available [...]

Outpatient Therapy Helps Older Adults…2022-08-08T21:07:33-05:00

Managing Painful Arthritis with Exercise

2022-08-08T21:07:12-05:00

Managing Painful Arthritis with Exercise -Article shared from HTS Monthly Newsletter, May 2022     Approximately 350 million people worldwide have arthritis. Arthritis is a condition defined by painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints. Exercise may be the last thing on a person’s mind when suffering from arthritis. But exercise is absolutely crucial. A person may think exercise will aggravate their joint pain and stiffness, but that’s not the case. Lack of exercise can actually make your joints even more painful and stiff. EXERCISE CAN… Strengthen Muscles Around Joints Help Maintain Bone Strength Give You More Energy Help [...]

Managing Painful Arthritis with Exercise2022-08-08T21:07:12-05:00

Maintain Flexibility With Aging

2022-04-15T14:52:41-05:00

Maintain Flexibility with Aging -Article shared from HTS Monthly Newsletter, May 2022 As a kid, touching your toes was a piece of cake. For older adults, being agile becomes more challenging and is due to a loss of flexibility as our bodies age. Flexibility allows us to move our bodies and joints freely and with ease. Maintaining your flexibility is important in order to function normally and complete daily living tasks such as putting on your socks and shoes, getting dressed, and household chores like cleaning and picking up items off the floor. The good news is you can improve [...]

Maintain Flexibility With Aging2022-04-15T14:52:41-05:00

Common Misconceptions About Continuing Care Retirement Communities

2022-02-28T17:20:19-05:00

Common Misconceptions About Continuing Care Retirement Communities There are many myths to debunk. – Posted by Treyton Oak Towers on February 28, 2022 Over the years, there has been a belief rooted deep in tradition; the nursing home. Yes indeed, the institutionalized, suffocated feeling of being trapped behind locked doors everywhere you go, laden with wheelchairs and hospital beds in all directions. This idea likely sounds dreadful to many people, and with good reason! But we have really good news for you... This belief could not be further from the truth! Modernized senior living facilities, or CCRCs (Continuing Care Retirement [...]

Common Misconceptions About Continuing Care Retirement Communities2022-02-28T17:20:19-05:00

Move More for Heart Health

2022-01-17T11:03:56-05:00

Move More for Heart Health -Article shared from HTS Monthly Newsletter, January 2022 Responsible for moving about 2,000 gallons of blood every day, the heart is one of the most important muscles in the body. A strong, healthy heart can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol, improve blood flow, and prevent heart disease and stroke. What is the best exercise for your heart? The American Heart Association recommends combining aerobic exercise (walking, gardening, swimming) with strength training (weight lifting, resistance training) to produce the greatest benefit for overall heart health. According to Dr. Levine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, he recommends [...]

Move More for Heart Health2022-01-17T11:03:56-05:00

Keeping Loved Ones Warm in the Winter

2022-01-04T13:42:59-05:00

Keeping Loved Ones Warm in the Winter It's that time of the year again--cold. The thermometer has finally dipped, and body temperature follows that same pattern as the weather gets colder and colder throughout the winter months. While our elderly loved ones typically prefer to crank up the thermostat and can't stand the cold, there is scientific evidence that backs up their disdain for freezing weather conditions. As the body ages, the skin becomes thinner and is less able to tolerate fluctuation of temperature. When a person gets chilly, their heart pumps less blood to the skin, and tiny blood [...]

Keeping Loved Ones Warm in the Winter2022-01-04T13:42:59-05:00

Preventing Osteoporosis

2021-12-30T07:25:30-05:00

Preventing Osteoporosis -Article shared from HTS Monthly Newsletter, October 2021   Osteoporosis is the most common type of bone disease in which bones become fragile and are more likely to fracture. Facts: 1 in 2 Women Over 50 Will Fracture a Bone Because of Osteoporosis 1 in 4 Men Over 50 Will Fracture a Bone Because of Osteoporosis How Do We Prevent It? You can prevent osteoporosis and strengthen your bones by following these health habits… Eat Foods Rich in Calcium & Vitamin D. Calcium improves bone strength and vitamin D helps bones absorb calcium. Calcium: 1,200 mg per day [...]

Preventing Osteoporosis2021-12-30T07:25:30-05:00

Taking Care of Your Joints

2021-12-30T07:20:42-05:00

Taking Care of Your Joints -Article shared from HTS Monthly Newsletter, September 2021   Joint pain is one of the most common forms of pain for aging adults. As you age, the fluid that lubricates your joints decreases and the cartilage that lines your joints becomes thinner. This causes your joints to become stiff, less flexible, and painful to move. Daily activities such as walking, sitting, and, getting out of bed can become more challenging. Poor joint health can significantly impact your ability to move and enjoy your life. If you are experiencing joint pain and stiffness, talk with your [...]

Taking Care of Your Joints2021-12-30T07:20:42-05:00

Old Louisville Mansions Tour | July 24 & 25

2021-12-30T07:11:47-05:00

Old Louisville Mansions Tour | July 24-25 – Posted by Treyton Oak Towers on July 19, 2021 The Old Louisville Neighborhood Council is hosting an annual Mansions Tour in partnership with the Conrad Caldwell House Museum on Saturday and Sunday, July 24-25th, from 12pm to 4pm. Shawn Fields Williams, the Executive Director of the OLNC, sent out the following invitational information: Next weekend the Old Louisville Neighborhood Council and the Conrad Caldwell House Museum will hold the annual Mansions Tour. It is Saturday and Sunday July 24-25 from 12 noon-4 pm. This is the first fundraising event in 18 months [...]

Old Louisville Mansions Tour | July 24 & 252021-12-30T07:11:47-05:00
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