Category: Geriatric Care

7 Facts About Balance And Aging

7 Facts About Balance And Aging

Balance is the ability to maintain stability and steadiness when sitting or standing. Balance issues hamper the ability to stand, walk, and climb stairs with control.Balance disorders are among the most common in people over the age of 65. Loss of balance also increases the risk of falls, which is the leading cause of injuries … Continue reading 7 Facts About Balance And Aging

10 Best Balance Exercises For Seniors

10 Best Balance Exercises For Seniors

As we age, our bodies start to lose their ability to maintain balance. Muscle strength, reaction time, and coordination decline with age, all of which affect balance. Many diseases that are prevalent in seniors like Arthritis, Diabetes causing nerve damage, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and Low blood pressure can affect balance. Apart from … Continue reading 10 Best Balance Exercises For Seniors

12 Best Strength Exercises For Elderly

12 Best Strength Exercises For Elderly

Loss of muscle mass and strength is known as Sarcopenia. The loss of muscle mass involves both a reduction in the number of muscle fibers and a decrease in their size. Sarcopenia is an undeniable fact of aging and is more pronounced after 70 years of age. Many factors contribute to this age-related loss of … Continue reading 12 Best Strength Exercises For Elderly

Effects of Exercise On Aging

Effects of Exercise On Aging

We all know that regular exercise is critical to good health. But it also substantially impacts the aging process. Researches have shown a positive association between doing exercise and improved health in the aging population. Let us find out how? Aging is associated with loss of muscle mass, muscle strength, and decreased physical capacity and … Continue reading Effects of Exercise On Aging