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Tai Chi classes improve physical and mental health one breath at a time

In addition to chair aerobics, weight training, treadmills and bicycles, residents are discovering the many benefits of Tai Chi.“Tai Chi improves stability, reduces chronic pain, helps prevent falls, reduces stress, increases oxygen flow, enhances mental capacity and concentration, reduces blood pressure and alleviates arthritis pain,” said Cathy Boos, life enrichment director.The benefits are endless and can be felt almost immediately.“In the Western world, we usually separate...
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February 12, 2019

Occupational therapy department gets patients back to everyday life

In honor of Occupational Therapist Month, we’re celebrating our community’s occupational therapists Celice Stancil, left, and Tyler Stoddard.
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March 19, 2018

Fun Ways to Burn Off Thanksgiving Dinner

Between the turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and miles of pies, the average American eats between 3,000 and 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day. Considering that the typical, moderately-active woman needs approximately 1,800 calories a day and the average man needs between 2,200 and 2,400, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, that’s nearly two days worth of calories in a single meal!
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November 22, 2017

October is national Physical Therapy Month

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 for seniors.
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September 20, 2017

7 Ways to Step Up Your Self-Care as You Age

How do you cope with aging? I’ve been thinking about that question since first exploring it two years ago on Next Avenue. This time, I was prompted to add to my list after a rather unusual conversation with my doctor. Below are seven of my self-care “do’s.” What are yours?
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September 18, 2017