Some Health Tips for Women

These days it is getting more important to maintain our health. Especially into our older years, it is vital to maintain some muscle mass and to keep our core strong. I teach classes and do personal training to help people maintain or in some instances, regain their strength. So much of what we have … Read more about Some Health Tips for Women

Massage as Treatment

When I first started my massage business, the public viewed massage as pampering, I, however, did not. I had worked as a unit clerk in a hospital, and I knew first hand that pills rarely cure pain, they just mask it. I always had enough understanding of the human body to know that massage and some … Read more about Massage as Treatment

The Elderly and Falls

Falls  really can be terrifying for the elderly and for their families. In fact I can't think of anything that is more terrifying than receiving a phone call that your elderly parent has fallen.  No matter what your age is, you are transported to a feeling of helplessness as you race to the hospital … Read more about The Elderly and Falls

Gentle Exercise Can Do Just As Much Good

I often teach exercise classes at our local Senior Care places, such as Sarah Care. I have found that while many of the Seniors who come to these places are not necessarily in  prime physical condition, introducing them to QiGong and Tai Chi makes a difference for them. While not all of them can … Read more about Gentle Exercise Can Do Just As Much Good

Safe Exercising for Seniors

Thirty years of experience has taught me that exercise or the lack of it, has everything to do with how one ages.People who practice mindful movement,whether dancing. or household chores or exercise classes.will be more fit and recover faster from health issues. the more we use our bodies the longer … Read more about Safe Exercising for Seniors

Which Vitamins Are Good for What?

WE see commercials on television all the time that tout the value of vitamins, but how many of us really understand what vitamins do for us, and which ones help the most with our lifestyle? From WebMD: " Vitamin A: There are two main types of it. One comes from animal sources of food. You need … Read more about Which Vitamins Are Good for What?

Caretaking

As my massage clients aged, I wanted to have a way to continue my relationships with them, and often times they required more than exercise and massages, so I got my CNA license. Since then I divide my time between massage therapy, personal training and caretaking for seniors. I love each of these … Read more about Caretaking

Ten Things You Can Do For Your Brain

  Alzheimer's and dementia, two diseases that have been around for a long time, but thought by  most of us as  just some form of deterioration in the brain that occurred in certain old people. In recent years however, the more that we talk about this disease, the more we learn that it is not … Read more about Ten Things You Can Do For Your Brain

The Power of Touch

I began my career in the medical field as a Unit Clerk at a hospital, but the more I interacted with the caring Doctor's and Nurses that I was privileged to work with, the more I knew that something else was needed besides hospital care. I think in many situations there were things people could have … Read more about The Power of Touch