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Older Driver “Red Flags”

Driving is freedom.  Pure freedom.  Many people dread the day when they are no longer able to drive- or when someone else tells them that they should no longer drive.  It is one of the most difficult conversations to have ...

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Stress and the 24 Hour News Program

Carl is a 73 year-old man with diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis.  He has upper body obesity and lower extremity neuropathy due to diabetes.  Up until a year ago, Carl was fairly active.  An ankle sprain was the catalyst to ...

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Functional Exercise Is As Easy As PPLC

Functional exercise may be trendy approach to fitness, but it is as simple and clear as most good ideas are.  The approach has figured out that strengthening normal human movement patterns is more beneficial (and satisfying) than traditional, single-plane exercises. ...

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Sensory ______________ Gardens

“Sensory Gardens” across America are missing the mark. While there is a visible attempt to bring natural elements into accessible spaces for older adults and those with dementia, something is lacking from the user experience. Interactions with the natural environment should ...

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