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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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Practice Praxis!

What is Praxis? Praxis is Latin for doing.  It is a broad term, which is a complex, multi-step process involving both a cognitive component and a motor component. Praxis is a word we use often in the pediatric world, as ...

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Naomi Feil TEDx/Amsterdam Women

I had the pleasure of attending a Naomi Feil workshop on validation years ago.  The nuggets of wisdom I learned from her have served me well, and have given me that little extra insight into what an emotional elder really ...

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