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New Year, New Health Goals

New Year, New Health Goals

Posted On: January 8, 2021 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Diet, Exercise, Health, Home Modification, Mobility

There’s no better time than the start of a new year to set new goals for a healthier lifestyle. The great part about New Year’s resolutions is that they’re meant for individuals of any age and chapter of life! If you’re an older adult and want some health inspiration, read below for beneficial, senior-friendly health goals. 

Improve Your Diet 

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Exercise Your Way to a More Active Lifestyle

Exercise Your Way to a More Active Lifestyle

Posted On: November 27, 2020 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Exercise

As you age, you may feel less inclined to get to the gym regularly. Plus, with the COVID-19 restrictions still going on, at-home workouts are becoming the new normal. It’s important to stay active even when mobility becomes more limited, so we’re here to give you some ideas about how to do that.

Walker Exercises

If you use a walker as a mobility aid, there are a lot of exercises to try out that incorporate your walker. Try these:

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5 Wheelchair Exercises to Get A Full-Body Workout

5 Wheelchair Exercises to Get A Full-Body Workout

Posted On: September 21, 2020 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Exercise, Wheelchair

No matter what your abilities are, staying active and increasing your heart rate is important and necessary for a healthy lifestyle. With the right exercises, you never have to let your wheelchair stop you from getting a workout in! Try these 5 seated exercises for a full-body, easy-to-follow workout to start your day. 

Why are Wheelchair Exercises Beneficial? 

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How to Stay Mobile During a Global Pandemic

Posted On: September 7, 2020 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Cane, COVID-19, Crutches, Exercise, Mobile, Mobility, Scooter, Walkers, Wheelchair

With COVID19 completely changing today’s world and the way we live; your mobility is one of the many things that may have been impacted in your life. This is especially true for seniors because of the higher risk or because many mobility options, like walking around the mall or going to the local gym, may be temporarily closed. Continue reading to find out ways you or your aging loved one can stay mobile while also staying safe.

At-Home Workouts

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Tags: Cane, COVID-19, Mobile, Walker, Wheelchair

How to Alter Your Workout Plan as You Age

Posted On: August 17, 2020 by Eco Medical Equipment in: Age, Assistive, Exercise, Mobility

 

Working out is beneficial at any age, but what’s important is what workouts you’re doing, how you’re preparing for them and how you’re making changes as you age. As you get older, your body and the way it works is constantly changing. This change in your body calls for some alterations in your workout routine!...

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