Change Font + -
Home About Us Advertising List for Free Memberships Blog Contact Us

Search for a Senior Service Near You

 
 
Member Login
Username
 
Password
 
 
 
 
 

Health and Fitness

» Massage Therapists
» Tai Chi & Qigong
» Health Clubs & Fitness Classes
» Personal Trainers & Older Adult Fitness Specialists
» Pilates
» Yoga
» Nutritionists & Dietitians
» Physiotherapists
» Chiropractors
» Foot Care

Diet and Exercise are Important

Personal health is important no matter what our age, but as seniors, leading a healthy lifestyle can provide many benefits both mentally and physically.  Maintaining a healthy diet and leading an active lifestyle are significant contributing factors to greater independence, higher energy levels, and overall happiness.
For seniors, usually lower impact and less strenuous forms of physical exercise are more suitable than high impact activities, which typically involve jumping and pounding on the joints. 

As seniors, it is important that our bodies are fed with enough nutrients on a daily basis.
Seniors’ focused health and fitness professionals can help you or your elderly loved one establish a routine you can stick to.  It’s never too late to make changes.

Treatments

For those of us who suffer from arthritis, joint pain or muscle stiffness, there are many professional services which can help provide some relief such as chiropractics, physiotherapy, and massage.

Benefits of a Healthy, Active Lifestyle for Seniors

Seniors who eat healthy meals and participate in regular exercise are able to live their lives to the fullest because their bones, muscles, joints and vital organs are in excellent condition.  A few benefits to look forward to are:
  • Increased muscle mass
  • Bone strength
  • Controlled blood pressure
  • Increased joint flexibility
  • Improved self-esteem
  • Less fatigue
  • Better sleeps
  • Enhanced immune system function
  • Reduced risk of cancer and other diseases
Senior Service Directory aims to be a valued online resource to help you find the seniors’ health and fitness services you need in your area.


 
 
 

 
 
Healthy Eating for Seniors
Learn a few simple guidelines to help you or your elderly loved one improve their daily diet, obtain essential nutrients to maintain optimal health, and apply quick and easy food recommendations at every meal.

Is it Safe for Seniors to Exercise?
Find out why it is safe for seniors to exercise and learn the many benefits associated with regular participation in physical activities.

The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Seniors
Discover the many benefits of geriatric massage for seniors.

Daily Stretches for Seniors

Stay limber and healthy with these easy and effective stretches that you can do right in the comfort of your own home!

How to Exercise an Aging Mind

Keep your mind sharp as you age by starting with these simple recommendations.

The Importance of Foot Care in the Elderly

Feet are a key part of our mobility as we age. Become aware of the most common foot conditions and learn how to care for your senior loved one's feet in a preventative manner.

Good Nutrition Starts in Your Kitchen

Starting with the food you stock in your kitchen, this article gives you a basic understanding older adult nutrition so you can start leading a healthier and happier life at home.
 
 
Newsletter Signup
Email
 
 
 
 
 
Decrease Font Increase Font