Health Center for Older Wiser Stronger Happier Adults
Welcome to Health Center for Older Adults. Below you will find resources for older adults, helpful articles, and plenty of information on various conditions that are common for older adults. We hope you find exactly what you are looking for, and maybe even a little inspiration!
Physical Therapist Services for Older Adults
More than 70 million Americans age 50 and older suffer from at least one chronic condition.
One of the keys to preventing chronic conditions is regular physical activity, but declines in strength and flexibility can make that a challenge for even the most determined older adults.
That’s where your physical therapist comes in! Physical therapists are movement experts who can help you overcome pain, gain and maintain movement, and preserve your independence, often without the need for surgery or long-term use of prescription drugs.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sales of prescription opioids have quadrupled in the United States, even though “there has not
Most Americans don’t move enough despite proven benefits, such as reduced risk of cancer and chronic diseases, and improved bone health, cognitive function, weight control,