Tag Archives: physical acivity

Seniors Need Nuscle

Muscle strength declines in later life You might not consider “seniors” and “muscle” in the same thought. Aging is a complex process that typically involves, among other things, progressive loss of muscle mass and strength. Muscle deterioration predicts unfavorable outcomes, such as increased risks of mortality, falls, sarcopenia, and dementia. Mortality Reduced muscle mass and/or…

Can Gardening Boost Your Health?

How about stress release, physical activity, social connections, and produce? Particularly during COVID Gardens and gardening promote health and well-being. A new scoping review of 77 studies showed that gardening promotes mental health, physical health. Specific positive outcomes include reduced stress and depression, and improved self-esteem; reduced isolation and increased social networks; increased physical activity…