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A Sense of Fall Prevention

By AnneAdmin | Nov 17, 2018

Falls are the leading cause of death from injury among people 65 and older, and the risk of falls increases proportionately with age. At 80 years, over half of seniors fall annually. Wow, why is that?  Fall prevention experts ensure that the homes of our loved ones have been made “fall proof”.  No rugs, grab […]

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Speaking with Ease

By AnneAdmin | Jul 15, 2018

This explanation of the anatomy of speaking was given as a speech at a Toastmasters International meeting on     July 10, 2018.   Fellow toastmasters and guests. We are gathered here to acquire skills to be excellent speakers. A greeting, an introduction, make your points, some humor and a conclusion.  But, may I dare […]

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7 Steps to Create Your Extraordinary Life

By AnneAdmin | Jan 30, 2018

7 Steps to Create Your Extraordinary Life   Let’s welcome the new year with positive thoughts and creative actions. Here are seven steps excerpted from Upgrade: Taking Your Work and Life from Ordinary to Extraordinary for you to think about all the possibilities.   Envision your future Envision the type of life you would like […]

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Why does it still hurt?

By AnneAdmin | Jan 30, 2018

Why does it still hurt? We all suffer minor injuries throughout life, sometimes not so minor.  Usually, within a certain amount of time, with or without therapy the pain goes away and we return to our daily routine.  So how come, sometimes, that nagging pain remains? Many research studies have shown that exercise is a […]

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Don’t want to exercise?

By AnneAdmin | Jan 30, 2018

Don’t want to exercise? We are inundated on a daily basis with advertisements showing healthy, fit, and very muscular young people working out at gyms.  They tell us that in order to be happy and healthy we too must join the gym, perform Parkour, Pilates, CrossFit, and run a marathon…. But, what if we can’t, […]

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Exercise for Longevity

By AnneAdmin | Jan 30, 2018

Exercise for Longevity When did exercise become “a thing” that we have to do?  It used to be that people led active lives, walking to school, to work, the store or bus stop.  We cleaned our homes, took care of our gardens, walked up stairs and walked over to a friend.  Now everyone has a […]

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Better Balance as We Age

By AnneAdmin | Jan 30, 2018

Better Balance as We Age Exercises which include changes in position in addition to strengthening and flexibility greatly reduce the risk of falling.  Proprioception is your ability to sense where your body and limbs are positioned in space. It’s what allows you to walk up stairs without looking at your feet and bring a cup […]

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Benefits of Exercise

By AnneAdmin | Jan 30, 2018

Benefits of Exercise Did you know that according to Exercise Is Medicine® Canada, light to moderate exercise can reduce your chances of developing the following conditions:   hypertension diabetes cardio vascular disease stroke colon cancer mortality and risk of recurrent breast cancer Alzheimers depression as effectively as medications or cognitive behavioural therapy   In other […]

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