For anyone with a neurological disorder, exercise is so important. Yet joining mainstream fitness classes can be – well, not a good fit. Fortunately, there are several classes in the area designed specifically for persons with movement disorders, such as Parkinson's … [Read more...] about Pedaling for Parkinson’s
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If you’re one of those people who groans and rolls your eyes at the word “exercise,” then fear not. There are lots of ways to get your body moving that don’t involve a gym, weights, or a treadmill. By Rachel Reynolds Remember Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dancing their … [Read more...] about If You Hate Exercising, Try Dancing
By Rachel ReynoldsPhoto by Melissa Donald When it’s hard to reach that top shelf in a kitchen cabinet or bend over and tie a shoe, it’s often because our muscles are tight and lack flexibility. Stretching and flexing the body regularly can relieve tightness and increase … [Read more...] about “Learning to stretch and move to the edges of our body is a way of showing the body that we love it, care for it, and respect it…”
By Victoria DeWilligenPhoto by Melissa Donald "Yoga is all about breathing. If you can incorporate breathing into your everyday life, you have basically mastered yoga. Yoga is really designed to get you through daily life, breathing through difficult times."— Judy Look, yoga … [Read more...] about This 71-Year-Old Woman Will Make You Take a Second Look
Do you know anyone who has made advances in the rehabilitation of aging individuals? The Innovative Therapeutic/Mobility Services Award is given to someone who has excelled in special treatments/rehab advances or activities that improve the mobility of their patients. Nominate … [Read more...] about Who Helped You With Rehab?