Hidden Health Risks of Isolation for Older Adults

old man doing fitness exercise to prevent health risk of isolation due to covid-19 pandemic

With the rapid rise of Covid-19 infected cases and hospital admissions, most countries have reintroduced movement restriction and social distancing rules. Once again, older adults, especially the 70+,  are advised to shelter at home to reduce  exposure to the life- threatening disease. And visits to long term care homes will be restricted. While these protective …

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Exercise to Strengthen Muscles to Prevent Fall

exercise to strengthen muscles is the best way to prevent fall.

Having strong bones and muscles is probably the best way to prevent fall. Public Health England has launched a report advising people to do regular exercises to strengthen their muscles and bones. Strong bone and muscle strength helps to maintain good balance. Aerobic exercise ensures good oxygenated blood reaching the brain and other vital organs. …

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What Is Age Related Sarcopenia?

age related sarcopenia is a progressive loss of muscle mass and strength or function associated with aging

Having problem walking long distance, up a slope, or climbing stairs? The tired old legs are usually the first to warn that we are young no more…… If you don’t have other health problems, that feeling of low energy and decreasing physical strength is very likely due to sarcopenia. What is age related sarcopenia? Sarcopenia …

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