Critter Corner:  What are the Brain-Changing Benefits of Exercise?

Dear Angel, I heard that exercise can not only help you stay young and fit, but also has an effect on the brain. Still, I am too lazy to get off the sofa in the cold weather. Can you explain some benefits of exercise that will … [Read more...]

Playgrounds for an Aging Population are Popping Up in Fairfax and Worldwide

Megan called her parents the other day to check-in and see how they are doing. She was surprised when her dad told her that her mom was at the playground. How could that be? Her only close-by grandchildren were at camp that … [Read more...]

Is Tai Chi for Me?

Dear Ernie and Jannette, My neighbor, Harry, is 80 years old and has gotten really into Tai Chi. He says it helps him stay fit, maintain balance, and avoid falls. I am 77, have arthritis and high blood pressure, and am not sure … [Read more...]

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