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Tai Chi For Senior Citizens

Tai Chi For Senior Citizens

Tai chi combines slow movements, deep breathing, and meditation and is meant to stimulate the flow of “chi,” or vital energy, throughout the body. The ancient tradition, which originated in China as a martial art and is often referred to as “meditation in motion,” has...
Mindfulness Exercises for Seniors

Mindfulness Exercises for Seniors

The Chinese character for mindfulness is translated to mean “presence of heart.” Jon Kabat-Zinn, the founding director of UMass Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness, explains that mindfulness is about “living your life as if it really mattered, moment by moment by...
The Role of Exercise in LCB Communities

The Role of Exercise in LCB Communities

We’ve talked a lot on these pages about the benefits of exercise for seniors, in everything from disease prevention to managing chronic illness to improving cognitive function. At LCB we prioritize physical activity as one of our Four Pillars of Engagement – the...
Sensory Benefits of Exercise

Sensory Benefits of Exercise

Sitting is the new smoking – remember that headline from not too long ago? Medical experts continue to sound the alarm regarding the health dangers of sitting too long during the day, including increased risk of heart disease and diabetes. These dangers only increase...