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dyspraxia in old age

Dyspraxia and Old Age

Dyspraxia does not affect your intelligence. However, it will affect your coordination skills–such as tasks requiring balance, playing sports, or learning to drive a car. Dyspraxia can also affect your fine motor skills, such as writing or using small objects.  It’s estimated that one in ten adults has dyspraxia. Some estimates suggest up to 10% […]

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Zumba for seniors

Is Zumba Advisable for Seniors?

What is Zumba?   Zumba is an exercise program that combines cardio, muscle conditioning, balance, and flexibility. Zumba classes are like a dance party with aerobics, that’s why it’s called exercise in disguise. During a class, you’ll dance to the beat of Latin-inspired tunes while sneaking in both low- and high-intensity moves, though each instructor

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A senior doing a stability exercise

Strengthen Your Stability

Weakened stability is not a new thing for seniors. And as a result, seniors walk less and become more sedentary. Though this problem is a cause of concern, it doesn’t always have to be like this.  A meta-analysis was conducted in 2013 to determine whether, and to what extent, fall prevention exercise interventions for older

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And old woman fell because of balance problem

Balance Problems of Aging

A lot of older adults seek medical help because of balance problems. Though, this problem is often because of vertigo. Vertigo can make you feel you are in a spinning motion, thus, affects the balance in moving or remaining still.  People with good balance can walk without staggering, get up from a chair without falling,

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