January 2015

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Must Have Balance…Tai Chi Has Benefits for Seniors

Posted: 1/17/2015 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Focusing on calm thoughts and deep breathing, Tai Chi stresses the importance of posture and slow deliberate movements. Studies by the National Institutes of Health have shown that Tai Chi is beneficial for seniors because it promotes balance and reduces the risk of falling. Additionally this widely practiced martial art can improve mood and increase daily activity.

Can Treating Lower Back Pain Reduce the Effects of Depression and Raise Self Esteem?

Posted: 1/6/2015 10:23 AM by Interim HealthCare

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center states that depression and chronic lower back pain both occur in roughly 25 percent of seniors.

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