Some type of daily exercise routine is so important for our physical as well as emotional well-being. When creating a care-plan I always encourage my clients to be sure to plan for access to physical activity during the day. The issues to be sure to address in an exercise routine include flexibility and strength building. Focusing on these will help to keep you or your loved one safer from falls, help to prevent osteoporosis, and support agility, which diminishes as we age. If you or your loved one are not interested in going to the gym to get your daily exercise, or
Susan O. Holtzman earned Master’s Degree in Gerontology and Aging Services after a long career in healthcare and medical education. Her experience in caring for her mother as she aged, and assisting friends and family in finding care solutions led her to become involved in gerontology and aging issues on an individual as well as public policy level. Susan will be blogging on issues relating to Aging and Caregiving.