Staying in shape is imperative to good health at every age. Of course, moving about as a child was much easier than during your adult years. Keeping active as a senior adult is harder when arthritis wants to step in and set up shop in your joints. You might be tempted to slow down and enjoy your "Golden Years". How much can you enjoy your grandchildren if you have become immobile?
The benefits of staying active and enjoying regular exercise cannot be understated. You may be able to thwart "silent strokes", improve your memory, avoid falls, and manage incontinence. At Home Instead Senior Care Misssissauga, we support elders and their families with home care services, help with meals and nutrition, personal care, and companionship to help you stay active and remain in your home.
While it’s true that you may not be able to chase a tennis ball with the same lightning speed you could at 25, you can still play sports like Pickleball. Take the appropriate steps to adjust your fitness routine and you will be on top of your game as you continue to age. Use these tips to get started:
Stay fit by focusing on certain types of exercise groups, such as:
Remaining healthy and active is the best way to stay in your home for as long as possible. The highly-trained caregivers at Home Instead Senior Care work with elders and their families to maintain a healthy lifestyle in this season of life.
Call us at (905) 276-2273 to schedule a no-obligation in-home consultation. Learn more about the compassionate, quality senior care services we deliver each day to families in the Misssissauga area.
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