A Guide to Reading Blood Pressure

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Navigating the landscape of health and wellness as we age can feel like a complex puzzle. Understanding and managing our blood pressure is among the most critical pieces of this puzzle. But what exactly is blood pressure, and why is it so crucial to our health? As a physical therapist who works with older adults […]

COPD Rehabilitation & Treatment Strategies

Image of a senior woman outdoors. COPD treatment allows older adults to live more abundant happy lives.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common lung condition that affects millions of older adults worldwide. While it can be a challenging condition to live with, treatment is widely available for their COPD, and they can still lead a fulfilling life. But what does that treatment look like? With the proper care and support, […]

Exercise and Blood Pressure Management: A Comprehensive Guide for Active Adults

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Maintaining healthy blood pressure is crucial to our well-being, especially as we age. High blood pressure—or hypertension—is a common concern for many active adults. Despite being a common issue, it’s important not to underestimate its dangers. Untreated high blood pressure can lead to serious health complications, including heart disease, stroke, and kidney problems. The good […]