Cambridge Village Focus on Fitness

A primary goal for Cambridge Village is to help residents become healthier, stronger, and continue to enjoy living independently in a community environment. To that goal, they developed the “Optimal Living Program” which enhances residents’ physical and mental activity, social interaction and emphasizes healthy nutrition. [...]

2021-03-11T15:31:30-05:00March 11th, 2021|Fitness, Independent Living Communities|

The Key to Maintaining Your Mind, Body, Independence? Exercise

As a family practice doctor with an aging patient population, I’m frequently in the position of having to assist my patients through difficult times: cancer, other illness, and the death of loved ones, to name a few. Through these experiences, I’ve realized there are three things my patients tend to fear [...]

2021-01-27T12:56:05-05:00June 17th, 2019|Fitness|

New Year, New You

The New Year is here and it is time to think about resolutions and goals for the days ahead. It is time to plan your fitness regimen and put your daily routine in order. Routine and regularity are important, so it is essential that you set aside a time each [...]

2019-12-13T16:23:07-05:00January 13th, 2019|Fitness|

The Importance of Flexibility

Seniors... are you experiencing discomfort when you reach down to tie your shoe? Have you moved items to the lower shelf where reaching them is easier? Are you "giving up" and "giving in" to the limitations that age seems to be bringing? Flexibility and mobility decrease with age, but exercise [...]

2019-06-11T15:32:49-04:00July 5th, 2018|Fitness|

The Importance of Balance

Seniors, look again! Is everything in order? You might have balanced your checkbook and paid off the balance of open accounts, but if you're weak on your feet and struggling on the stairs, you may have neglected the one most significant part of staying independent...good physical balance. Good balance [...]

2019-03-21T17:02:39-04:00April 2nd, 2018|Fitness|
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