Aerobics for Aging Adults in Home Care
Aging adults face many challenges as they get older, one of which is having a harder time being physically active. Because of this, aerobics have become a good way for aging adults to stay active regularly.
Aerobics can be characterized by four areas of focus: endurance, strength, flexibility, and balance. By establishing a weekly routine that covers these areas, aging adults can affect their whole bodies. Be sure to consult a doctor first if your loved one is thinking about starting an exercise routine.
Going for a walk is one of the easiest ways to improve heart health and stay active without doing anything rigorous. If your loved one takes walks, make sure he or she stretches to steer clear of injuries and soreness.
- Water Aerobics:
Strength can be improved through water aerobics due to the resistance from the water. Pain from exercising will also be minimal thanks to the buoyancy. Heart health can also benefit.
Yoga combines aspects of the four areas of aerobics. It can increase bone strength and keep weight and blood pressure at healthy levels. It is also convenient and easily accessible.
- Tai Chi:
Tai Chi is especially popular among aging adults because it improves joint pain and only requires slow movements. Half exercise and half meditation, Tai Chi is good for flexibility and balance.
Comfort Keepers® Can Help
If you feel like your loved one needs some assistance when it comes to staying active, Comfort Keepers® home care in Racine, WI can help. Our Comfort Keepers® will be there to support your loved one and even be active participants with them. Ultimately, the goal is to keep your loved one active and healthy so he or she can continue living a good life.
If you wish to learn more about how our at-home care professionals can help your loved one stay active or any of our other services, please contact us (262) 299-0320 or go to our website.