Articles in the ‘Senior Moves’ Category

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Great ACTIVities for Seniors

March 22nd, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

We’ve written about everything from archery to yoga, bird-watching to walking … all of which are great activities for those who are over 50 years of age. Before I continue, though, I’d just…

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Fitness Classes for Seniors

December 21st, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

  Are you a senior who usually stays inside with minimal activity all winter? Do you know an older friend or family member who falls into this trap of inactivity? During the colder…

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Keeping Grandma and Grandpa Young!

October 24th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

There are a zillion reasons why some people seem to age more slowly than others. Some of us come from a long line of ancestors who have battled illnesses (neurological, medical, mental, and…

Low Impact Can Be Highly Effective

August 22nd, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

A couple of weeks ago as I sat in a doctor’s waiting room for a routine checkup, I found myself mesmerized by a television show that featured “extreme low impact exercises” for seniors.  As…

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Stay Young. Go Dancing!

May 18th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

It isn’t often that I get to use Death Cab For Cutie lyrics when I’m writing about health and wellness, and these words were perfect for this article! Dancing as “winter’s advancing” is…

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Plan Now for Some Great Times With the Grandkids!

April 5th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

Summertime is coming, and it’s a perfect time for grandparents to spend some time with grandchildren of all ages! If you’re looking for multi-generational fun, here are some healthy, exciting, and/or low-cost ideas…

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AGING: Everybody’s Doing It…

October 20th, 2013 | By Gary No Comments

By KaDee Holt, director of marketing and communications for Athens Community Council on Aging Each day, more than 10,000 ‘baby boomers’ reach the age of 65. That trend will continue every single day…

Build Muscle to Build Fitness

October 14th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

In collaboration with Corey Davis of Core Blend Training and Wellness As we age, a lot of changes take place in our bodies. Muscles weaken, skin sags, and wrinkles start appearing everywhere. Things…

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Dive in to Aqua Fitness!

July 16th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

in collaboration with Mary Stakes, Athens YWCO In my 16 years as a YWCO water exercise instructor,” says Mary Stakes, “I have heard over and over again from participants how much they love…

It’s Never Too Late for Good Nutrition!

April 25th, 2012 | By Mary Ann Johnson 1 Comment

Have you ever heard someone say, “Well, it doesn’t matter what I eat now – I’m just too old ….” But, this isn’t true and I hope I can convince you that it’s…