November 2014

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Must Have Balance… Tai Chi Has Benefits for Seniors

Posted: 11/8/2014 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.

Staying Active After Knee Surgery

Posted: 11/4/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

A recent study in the journal Arthritis Care & Research found that knee replacement surgery is closely tied to weight gain because many patients are not taking advantage of their improved function and continue to live sedentary lifestyles.

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