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Central Vite Senior Medication
Three suggestions...: Aquatics, body weight, or resistance bands/ tubing are good places to start for anyone, regardless of age. Aquatics allow you to perform body weight exercises, but being in water actually reduces the stress on your body due to buoyancy. Once you are able to perform body weight activities then look to add light resistance with bands/ tubing. ...Read more
Research: Research all plans by checking the internet, calling an insurance agent or if medicare going to the website(medicare.Gov) look at your healthcare needs, how many times you see a md for chronic conditions, and how much money you spend on meds. Then find the plan(s) that best suit your needs. ...Read more
Unfortunately, worse: In many cultures, senior citizens are treated far worse than in the us. Just visit any other country (first world or developing), and you will notice nearly no handicapped access, no elevators, no ramps, nothing to aid the elderly or infirm or physically limited. New zealand and australia are rare examples that do care for their aging population. ...Read more
Heathy thoughts now!: We are creatures of habit. The key is creating health habits both with physical behaviors and mental thoughts. If we pay attention to our self-talk and develop emotionally healthy attitudes, it will help us enjoy better health immediately and in the future when we become a senior citizen. ...Read more
Depends: The question really is, "what is everyone doing?" are they involved in stimulating, creative, active occupations, or are they all watching tv? The former is good; the latter may be bad. You need more information before passing any kind of opinion or judgement. Hope this helps! ...Read more
No: Why would you need or want to. It's non of your business. ...Read more
Feeling empty inside. Empty nester and single. Dont want to join those retiree or senior groups. What can I do?
Volunteer! Travel!: Both a great activities to be with people of all ages, and they will give you pleasure. For example, doing some hospital work will make you feel good, and you will meet many people. Travel with groups. There are many fall new england bike tours that take 30-50 people and visit local bed/breakfast facilities. Same true for wine country. Always look forward to something which excites you! ...Read more
What do you suggest if I am 17, a senior, 5'3 and 220 pounds i want to be 120-125 what can I do to be that size?
Consider:: eval by your physician along with working with a nutritionist and a personal trainer. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix > ...Read more
Depending on your: Fitness level and any associated physical limitations, you can participate in P90X. Remember, it can be modulated for various fitness levels. But I'd stress that an older exerciser really needs to understand his/her limits, as there is literature to suggest that seniors are at higher risk of injury with these high intensity interval programs than younger persons. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers