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Live Strong with Mindfulness & Meditation

What is Mindfulness Meditation? Mindfulness Meditation is being aware our feelings, thoughts, sensations and our environment in the present moment.  Mindfulness also involves accepting ourselves in the present time without judgement.  There is no “right” or “wrong” way of feeling and thinking. It is simply being aware of our senses and feelings in the present […]

9 Tips for Healthy Nutrition

  No matter how old we are, healthy food is an essential ingredient for healthy living. Food choices that we make today have a profound effect on our long-term health. In this article, you will find the benefits of healthy nutrition, and 9 tips for healthy nutrition across ages. Why is nutrition important? Food choices […]

Stretching isn’t just for the younger generation!

Dynamic stretching is one of the best ways to stay limber, strong, and find relief from arthritis in day-to-day life. In this article, you can find dynamic stretching exercise videos that can promote flexibility for years to come. What is Dynamic Stretching? Dynamic stretching is stretching-in-motion. You continue moving during each stretch without pausing, which helps […]

Improve Balance and Strength Through Tai Chi

Growing older isn’t always easy but there are ways to improve balance and strength with yoga or Tai Chi. Our bodies go through many changes and as one gets older, this often means reduced flexibility, range of motion, agility and overall strength. And these are some of the major factors that can contribute to the […]

The Serious Challenge of Elder Abuse

Parents, grandparents and other older loved ones often play big roles in our lives and who we become. Role changes are often so gradual that we don’t notice until we’ve become their caretakers, but with that job comes great responsibility. Our elderly loved ones need not just our care but also our protection against potential […]

70 Strong Resources on Dementia, Memory Loss and Normal Aging

Many older adults come to 70Strong.org seeking information and resources in San Mateo County, California, on memory loss, dementia, the basics of Alzheimer’s disease and normal aging. These are issues of growing concern as our population ages. As the National Institute on Aging states, “Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia among older adults. […]