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A Vital Life Skill

January 15, 2020 Written by: Kelly Nygard

As we age, we become less and less connected to the ground. Over time this leads to a fear of being on the floor. Since a “fear of falling” is actually a fall risk factor, learning how to recover from a fall Continue reading →

Protecting the Aging Brain

November 14, 2017 Written by: Kelly Nygard

  Research confirms that exercise and a healthy lifestyle are crucial to preserving cognitive functions and potentially staving off dementia. Study after study shows that physical activity, diet and other lifestyle factors keep the brain healthy as we age—contrary to Continue reading →

Fitness Through the Ages

November 6, 2017 Written by: Kelly Nygard

As a woman in my mid-fifties who works in the field of senior fitness, I am particularly interested in what I can do now, at my age, to make sure that I am best able to enjoy (remain active and Continue reading →