It’s practically a trope by now: someone overweight or obese decides they need to lose the extra pounds, so they bust out the running shoes and start jogging around the block. At first glance, it seems to make sense: running is cardio, and doesn’t even require equipment or a gym membership, so why not?
It is common knowledge that eating healthy food and getting adequate exercise is beneficial for people in all age groups, but especially for seniors. What may not be as well known is the value of mentally stimulating activities. Continue reading “The Healthiest Hobbies for Seniors”
Nearly everyone over 50 has arthritis or knows someone else who has it. While our only known cure, to date, is the replacement of damaged joints, there are ways we can delay or fend off the painful symptoms of arthritis.