Aging Well

My clients are happier when they downsize to a retirement community or I would not do what I do for a living, but I believe they could be happier if more people set the goal to demand “residential normalcy.” In “The Quest for Residential Normalcy by Older Adults,” featured in the Journal of Aging Studies, Stephen M. Golant defines residential normalcy as . . .

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Fitness for Active Older Adults: The FITT Principle

The acronym FITT describes the key components of an effective exercise program, and the initials F. I. T. T. stand for: Frequency, Intensity, Time and Type. F = Frequency refers to how many times you exercise in a week. I = Intensity is how hard or easy an exercise is measured by heart rate or perceived exertion . . .

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