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Physical Activity for Older Adults

Significant health benefits are seen in adults aged 65 years and older who participate in regular physical activity. The 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines recommend older adults to incorporate aerobic activity, muscle-strengthening activity, and balance training for older adults at risk for falls. Try to avoid inactivity because some health benefits can occur with any amount of physical activity... Continue Reading →

Seated Exercises for Older Adults

As we age, physical activity helps us attain our goals, maintain our functioning and promote comfort. In addition, routine exercise can help reduce arthritis pain, improve mood, sleep and blood sugar control, as well as affect memory. This video includes both balance and strengthening exercises, which can prevent falls and hip fractures. This video is... Continue Reading →

Deeply moved

Professional photographer Daniel Baylis sees his relationship with the Trail as an extension of himself.  A west coast native and nature enthusiast, Daniel grew up surrounded by the serenity of the outdoors, and went on to hike trails around the world. He believes that walking in nature can be a moving experience with the power... Continue Reading →

Exercise Programs That Promote Senior Fitness

Active Choices Active Living Every Day EnhanceFitness Fit and Strong! Geri-Fit Healthy Moves for Aging Well Walk with Ease Regular exercise can help older adults stay independent and prevent many health problems that come with age. NCOA helps community organizations offer fun and proven programs that keep seniors moving. The CDC 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for... Continue Reading →

Pilot Butte

I met a friend in Deer Valley for a walk. I saw that the trail passes through the valley.Although it was an overcast day, just being outside with a good friend was refreshing. Pilot Butte - Forever in Motion - Cheryl

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