While we all know that staying active is one of the best ways to keep our bodies healthy, did you know it can also improve your overall well-being and quality of life? Unfortunately, the CDC reports that inactivity prevalence significantly increases with increasing age.Read More about Why Leading an Active Lifestyle is Important for Aging Adults
Even if you haven’t ridden a bicycle since you were a child, it is not too late to reap the benefits that cycling can have on your health in your retirement years. In fact, more and more older adults are choosing biking as their preferred method of physical activity, and for a good reason!Read More about 5 Benefits of Biking for Older Adults & Retirees
When we talk about healthy aging and wellness, it is often generalized information. While this knowledge is useful for everyone, we know that there are health conditions and concerns more specific to women’s wellness.Read More about Promoting Women’s Wellness in March (& All Year)
February is American Heart Month, a time to focus on the daily habits and activities that can decrease high blood pressure, reduce the risks of heart disease, and contribute to a heart-healthy lifestyle.Read More about Matters of the Heart: Celebrating American Heart Month at Uplands Village
October is National Physical Therapy Month, which was established in 1981 by the American Physical Therapy Association. This annual health observance serves two purposes: to celebrate and appreciate all the hard work and dedication of all physical therapists and PT students and to remind the public about the benefits of physical therapy and how it can improve health and quality of life.Read More about Highlighting Our Wellness Center in Honor of National Physical Therapy Month
Anyone who’s been hiking knows few things beat the feeling of the sun on your face, the wind in your hair, and a beautiful natural setting surrounding you. Whether you hit the trails alone, with a group, or with a four-legged friend, hiking is a fun activity that is not only a great way to spend a weekend but a great way to earn some mind and body benefits!Read More about Take a Hike for Healthy Aging Benefits!
At every stage in our lives, socializing and building relationships with others is essential in development, empathy, and overall well-being. Humans are social creatures, and even the most introverted among us crave intimacy and connection at times.Read More about Healthy Aging and the Benefits of Socialization