Posted: 1/17/2015 12:00 AM by
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.
Posted: 1/6/2015 10:23 AM by
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center states that depression and chronic lower back pain both occur in roughly 25 percent of seniors.