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The Surprising Benefits of Colorful Produce!

I just read a fascinating article about the benefits of colorful produce in one of my favorite health publications –  Berkeley Wellness.  I don’t pretend to be a registered dietician, but I thought you might […]

Don’t Fall For It:  What To Do If You Fall

Unfortunately, despite your best efforts, you still might fall.  If this happens, take a few deep breaths, and lie still for a few moments.  This will give you a chance to get over the initial […]

Don’t Fall for It – Menacing Medications

Here’s  another article in the “Don’t Fall For It” series: – important information about preventing falls.  As an expert in older adult fitness, balance, and fall prevention, my passion is to help older adults thrive.  […]

Don’t Fall For it – DANCE!!!

Did you know that dancing may reduce your risk for falls in older age?  In a study published in JAMA Network Open, (the Journal of the American Medical Association) Sept. 25, 2020, researchers reviewed data […]

Don’t Fall for It – Inner Ear Mysteries Revealed!

  One of the three sensory systems that our bodies use to maintain balance is located in your inner ear, called the vestibular system.  When you turn your head, a fluid sloshes against tiny (microscopic!) […]

Don’t Fall for It – Eyes and Feet!

You might be surprised to learn that your eyes and your feet have a huge impact on your balance.  Here’s why: Your body uses three different sensory systems to maintain balance: Vision – I’m sure […]

Don’t Fall For It – Household Horrors

Here’s  the first in a new series: “Don’t Fall for It” – important information about preventing falls.  As an expert in older adult fitness, balance, and fall prevention, my passion is to help older adults […]

Happy 4th of July weekend! 

We have much to celebrate! Depending on the weather where you live, this would be a great weekend to take walks or enjoy outdoor activities with your family.  We’re planning a watermelon seed spitting contest […]