Navigation Links
How late is too late to break bad habits?
Date:4/23/2009

ons.

"Couch Potato Syndrome": As people age, they often slow down and feel like they can't do as much as they did when they were young. While physical activity sometimes becomes restricted due to health ailments, that doesn't mean the brain needs to slow down. There are a variety of activities seniors can do to keep their minds focused and sharp, including word puzzles, interactive games, joining a book club or participating in other social and volunteer activities.

Adjusting Medications: The majority of seniors are on multiple medications and sometimes find it difficult or too bothersome to remember when and which medications to take each day. As a result, some seniors "adjust" their daily medication routine without talking to their physicians. To help keep medications organized and alleviate frustration, seniors should use weekly or monthly pill boxes and have a family member or friend help them fill pill boxes on a regular basis or make a color coded chart to help keep track of their pills and the times they need to be taken.

Lack of Exercise: Keeping physically active is integral to keeping the heart, mind and bones healthy. For some seniors, physical restrictions make exercise a challenge, but there are still small ways to incorporate physical activity into a daily routine, such as parking further away from the store to get in a short walk. And, programs such as yoga, Pilates or Tai Chi can help with balance and weight loss and can be adapted to all levels of physical ability.


'/>"/>

Contact: Jennifer Bender
jbender@environics-usa.com
203-325-8772 x18
American Geriatrics Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Brain imaging reveals breakdown of normal emotional processing
2. Treating diabetes during pregnancy can break link to childhood obesity
3. Breaking Up Is Not So Hard to Do
4. Bioniche Responds to Australian Equine Influenza Outbreak
5. IVCC launches groundbreaking insecticide projects with Bayer and Syngenta
6. PA Game Commission: EHD Outbreak Update: Test Results Confirm EHD In Beaver County
7. On 30th Anniversary, Angioplasty Celebrated as Modern Medical Breakthrough in Stopping Heart Attack
8. Dermatologists identify North Texas leishmaniasis outbreak
9. Mass. Judge Denies Request by Breastfeeding Mother for More Break Time on Medical Licensing Exam
10. Right breakfast bread keeps blood sugar in check all day
11. Prime Access Creates Groundbreaking Ads Targeting Urban Teens for the White Houses National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/22/2014)... 23, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, a well-known ... collection of discounted wedding gowns . In addition ... all these new products are provided with low shipping ... happy to unveil the new wedding gowns. In our ... gowns for ladies to choose from. What’s more, all ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans know little about ... possibility of an outbreak in the United States, a new ... are worried that there will be a major Ebola outbreak ... or an immediate family member will get sick with the ... Harvard School of Public Health poll. However, those opinions ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Mi40x , ... university-proven research to show people how they can use a ... in only a matter of weeks has caught the attention ... Pakulski is one of the most well-known bodybuilders in the ... body he has today, that in itself is a testament ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 Paying tuition and other related ... coming year for four nurse educators pursuing advanced degrees, ... for Nursing Foundation for Nursing Education . This year’s ... $10,000 more than in 2013, thanks to these named ... Elizabeth Isaac Marcil Endowment Funds, both donated by Kathy ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 ... FasciaDerm® PFTape™ System for Plantar Fasciitis, an exciting new ... The product allows you to stay active while you ... per application. This is truly a new technology – ... patented and affordable. , FasciaDerm® PFTape™ System for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Discounted Wedding Gowns For Sale At Leading Online Shop iFitDress.com 2Health News:Many Americans Harbor Unfounded Fears About Ebola Outbreak: Survey 2Health News:Mi40x: Review Exposes Ben Pakulski’s Guide to Packing on Lean Muscle Fast 2Health News:NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Announces 2014 Faculty Scholarship Awards 2Health News:NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Announces 2014 Faculty Scholarship Awards 3Health News:Mueller Introduces FasciaDerm® PFTape™ System for Plantar Fasciitis 2
... ... for health supplements, customers who want to reduce or reverse the signs of aging. ... ... -- Increased positive coverage by respected media outlets has helped clear up many of ...
... ... ... -- CMS Watch announced today that it has changed its name to The Real ... , , ,“The new name better reflects what we,ve been doing for nearly a decade: ...
... ... ... ... ...
... , ... ... ... ...
... ... ... ... ...
... Scientists from Sydney,s Garvan Institute of Medical Research have ... Biology , describing gene expression in a prostate cancer ... we could ever have imagined, even five years ago. ... cancer cell ,epigenome, (biochemical processes that target DNA and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Sytropin HGH Shows Promising Anti-Aging Results 2Health News:CMS Watch Changes Name to The Real Story Group 2Health News:CMS Watch Changes Name to The Real Story Group 3Health News:Diabetics Twice as Likely to Have Hearing Loss; Massachusetts HearUSA Centers to Offer Free Hearing Screening and Diabetes Video in March 2Health News:Diabetics Twice as Likely to Have Hearing Loss; Massachusetts HearUSA Centers to Offer Free Hearing Screening and Diabetes Video in March 3Health News:Diabetics Twice as Likely to Have Hearing Loss; Massachusetts HearUSA Centers to Offer Free Hearing Screening and Diabetes Video in March 4Health News:Diabetics Twice as Likely to Have Hearing Loss; Massachusetts HearUSA Centers to Offer Free Hearing Screening and Diabetes Video in March 5Health News:ChildCare Education Institute Supports the First Lady's Efforts to Reduce Childhood Obesity 2Health News:ChildCare Education Institute Supports the First Lady's Efforts to Reduce Childhood Obesity 3Health News:ChildCare Education Institute Supports the First Lady's Efforts to Reduce Childhood Obesity 4Health News:ChildCare Education Institute Supports the First Lady's Efforts to Reduce Childhood Obesity 5Health News:Global Hospitals and Healthcare Suppliers Focus on Cutting Costs and Improving Quality at 2010 GHX Supply Chain Summit 2Health News:Global Hospitals and Healthcare Suppliers Focus on Cutting Costs and Improving Quality at 2010 GHX Supply Chain Summit 3Health News:Global Hospitals and Healthcare Suppliers Focus on Cutting Costs and Improving Quality at 2010 GHX Supply Chain Summit 4Health News:Global Hospitals and Healthcare Suppliers Focus on Cutting Costs and Improving Quality at 2010 GHX Supply Chain Summit 5Health News:What it might take to unravel the 'lean mean machine' that is cancer 2Health News:What it might take to unravel the 'lean mean machine' that is cancer 3
(Date:8/22/2014)... Ill. , Aug. 22, 2014  Landauer, Inc. ... personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical ... today that William E. Saxelby , its President ... President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member ... 15, 2014.  He will be replaced on an interim ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... -- WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: WGBS) today announced the pricing ... stock and warrants at a price of $10,000 per ... deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses payable ... separable and will be issued separately.  The shares of ... NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker symbol "WGBS" on ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014   Memorial Hermann Health System and ... today announced a new partnership to provide a new level ... care centers in the greater Houston ... become the exclusive provider of professional breast radiology services for ... Memorial City, The Woodlands , Northeast, Southwest ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Landauer, Inc. Announces Executive Management Change 2WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Pricing of $20 Million Underwritten Offering and Uplisting to NASDAQ 2WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Pricing of $20 Million Underwritten Offering and Uplisting to NASDAQ 3WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Pricing of $20 Million Underwritten Offering and Uplisting to NASDAQ 4Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region 2Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region 3Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region 4
... 2011 The Myth that physicians workload lessens ... with the New Year quickly approaching physicians are preparing for ... RNCOS depicts Healthcare IT spending by physicians and other healthcare ... this year, with most of it attributed to electronic health ...
... Therapeutics, Inc. (PTC) today announced the receipt of ... from the Wellcome Trust to support the development ... by multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacteria.  PTC previously received ... Trust to support its BMI1 oncology program. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Medicalbillersandcoders.com Puts its Service Offers to Physicians Who Strive to Streamline Their Practice This Holiday Season! 2Medicalbillersandcoders.com Puts its Service Offers to Physicians Who Strive to Streamline Their Practice This Holiday Season! 3Medicalbillersandcoders.com Puts its Service Offers to Physicians Who Strive to Streamline Their Practice This Holiday Season! 4PTC Therapeutics' Antibacterial Program Receives $5 Million Award from the Wellcome Trust 2
... powder reagent once reconstituted offers the ... liquid stability to help maximize laboratory ... quick result turnaround time. The proprietary ... reagent provides a long shelf life ...
... AST (GOT) powder reagent once reconstituted offers ... liquid stability to help maximize laboratory productivity, ... turnaround time. The patented technology of the ... long shelf life and stability once reconstituted ...
LCD chart display...
... forceps are extremely delicate and if repairs ... they can easily be damaged beyond repair ... endoscopes. , On the other hand, with ... can have a virtually indefinite lifespan. The ...
Medicine Products: