Treasure hunting with metal detectors makes an exciting hobby and exercise for seniors. Plus, you’ll be surprised at what treasures you can really find. Learn about the possibilities from our expert guest writer, Michael Bernzweig in the article below. Metal detecting is one of the do-able outdoor elderly activities that can be enjoyed with a…Continue reading

I recently was stunned about a lack of perception regarding elderly stress issues. (Not by everyone, of course). But I was really surprised to learn in an online Q&A forum about seniors, of the many misconceptions on just what our elderly may be going through, and how it affects them. The lead question in this…Continue reading

Tai Chi for seniors, I believe, is one of the best modes of exercise around. I have practiced Tai Chi (the full name is Tai Chi Chuan) or yoga off and on over the years. As you may know, it comes from ancient China as a martial art at first, later developing into an effective…Continue reading

Exercise for seniors and baby boomers has been hammered into us.  And there are equipment and gadgets galore. So why not make it easy, fun… and even a game. We’ve been told exercise is one of the most important measures we can take to improve our independence and health as we age. Both for ourselves…Continue reading

Dad’s a real champ when it comes to knowing exercises for the elderly. Some of them he devised himself and did for years. Others are movements I taught him to do together. When home-bound (including as a caregiver), it can be difficult to get out to classes and groups. This led me to put together…Continue reading