Aging

Exercise for Elders: The Best Decision You Can Make for Your Health

Exercise for Elders: The Best Decision You Can Make for Your Health

By Elizabeth Landsverk, MD

Physical activity and exercise are good for you – at every age. For older adults, being physically active is vital to health and the ability to remain independent. Even those who are frail or suffer from the ailments and disabilities common among elders can improve their health with moderate levels of activity. Exercise is medicine. 

 

I Know You Love Me, Now Let Me Die

I Know You Love Me, Now Let Me Die

What is better for the end of life, being at home with family or in the hospital with all the life saving equipment and technology available?  

The Connected Horse Project at Stanford

The Connected Horse Project at Stanford

This program is the first of its kind to support people living with young onset dementia diagnoses and their care partners through equine-guided activities focusing on mindfulness, self-awareness, and verbal and nonverbal communication