Exercise at Home


Safely Exercise at Home with the Help of Senior Home Care

Posted on February 20th, by Mark Winter in Homecare. No Comments

A body at rest remains at rest. If exercise hasn’t been a regular part of someone’s everyday routine, there are years of ingrained behavior that need to be overcome when attempting to make activity a part of a senior’s daily life. Making regular activity a part of an older person’s routine will make it easier for him or her to remember to exercise. Incorporate exercise at home into a daily routine for seniors to meet goals, keeping these tips in mind:

For someone with frailty, simply getting up and down out of a chair unassisted utilizes muscles that will benefit from movement.
First focus on individual goals, concerns, and any barriers standing in the way of exercise.

After enlisting the recommendations of the senior’s physician, even frail seniors should be able to exercise at home, following a plan to help them improve strength … Read More »






From Our Blog:

Click on any of the posts to the left to explore our blogposts. Thanks for visiting!

Questions to Consider When Moving Senior Parents Home

Moving senior parents home is an option many families are considering during the pandemic.

The number of COVID-19 cases in nursing homes...

Lela is Such a Star!

Please meet Lela! Hired Hands Homecare is pleased to honor Lela as our Caregiver of the Month for August. Lela is on our Live-in...

Helping Family Caregivers Find Resiliency in a Time of Crisis

Portrait of a happy senior woman making a heart shape with her hands after exercising on the riverbank.

Times of crisis can...