Health/Wellness

Keeping mom and dad and other older loved ones healthy can be a daunting job. They may not have embraced aerobics, marathon running, and spin classes as we boomers have. Exercise because it feels good might seem foreign to them. We’ll provide the best-in-class resources for rehabilitation, general fitness, senior classes, and even volunteerism to keep our elders active and well.

Review – The Green House Project, NCB Capital Impact

www.thegreenhouseproject.org – NCB Capital Impact Innovative program transforming long-term care! NCB Capital Impact headquartered in Arlington, Virginia is a national nonprofit organization and a certified Community Development Finance Institution which helps support people and communities to reach their highest potential at every stage of life. The Green House® Project is a program of NCB Capital Impact  read more …

Review – Dworkin & Company

www.conductorcise.com – Dworkin & Company Invigorating body and soul! Located in Bedford Hills, New York Dworkin & Company’s CONDUCTORCISE® led by Maestro David Dworkin is an upper body workout that blends conducting, music, education, and aerobics into one unique package. Maestro Dworkin, a graduate of The Julliard School and Columbia University, began his career as  read more …

Review – National Osteoporosis Foundation

www.nof.org – National Osteoporosis Foundation Happy Healthy Bones! Founded in 1984, The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the nation’s leading voluntary consumer and community-focused health organization dedicated to the prevention of osteoporosis and broken bones. NOF’s mission is to promote strong bones for life through programs of public and clinician awareness, education, advocacy and research.  read more …

Review – Chair Dancing® International Inc.

www.chairdancing.com – Chair Dancing® International Inc. Chair’ish Fitness-Any Chair-Any Where! Born from the necessity to continue to teach her dance and aerobics classes while sporting a fractured ankle, Jodi Stolove came up with the concept of Chair Dancing®, a unique seated fitness program which combines the pleasure of exercise, dance and music while seated in  read more …

Review – Family Line Studios, LLC

www.familylinestudios.com – Family Line Studios, LLC I am the boomer family member responsible for keeping tabs on all family related pictures and memorabilia, even those from grandparents, great aunts and great uncles. My family’s history is a bunch of photos, newspaper clippings and memorabilia stashed in a large box stored under my bed. I do have  read more …

Review – Dakim BrainFitness, Inc.

www.dakim.com – Dakim BrainFitness, Inc. Mental stimulation to maintain your brain! Dakim BrainFitness, Inc. was founded by Dan Michel in 2001. After his own father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1993, Michel was inspired to develop a practical means of providing brain fitness exercises to seniors to slow the progression of dementia and maintain their  read more …

Review – “Safety at Home” – Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.

www.safetyathome.com – Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Working for a safer world! Way back in 1894, William Henry Merrill founded Underwriters Laboratories as an independent product safety certification organization in both the home and working environment. Even then families wanted products that kept them and their loved ones safe. Underwriters Laboratories pioneered testing, verifying, validating, inspecting, and  read more …

Review – Engage As You Age, LLC

www.engageasyouage.com – Engage As You Age, LLC Actively enriching lives! Ben Lewis had one of those “aha” moments and founded Engage As You Age to allow loved ones to participate in leisure activities while they age in place. Lewis had realized that one of the largest groups in our society, our elders, were sitting home  read more …

Review – Well Arts Institute

www.wellarts.org – Well Arts Institute The art of well-being through the power of storytelling! Well Arts began in 2000 as part of the Artists’ Repertory Theatre’s community/education project in Portland, Oregon with cancer patients telling their stories through creative writing projects. Professional actors performed those stories for the public resulting in an impact so great  read more …

Review – Elite Health

www.elitehealth.com – Elite Health Innovative healthcare at a higher level. Elite Health was originally founded in 1992 as South Florida Cardiology Associates and has evolved into one of the leading medical practices in the country specializing in Concierge Medicine, Executive Healthcare, Corporate Wellness and Preventive Medicine. Elite Health provides state-of-the-art medical services to promote lifelong  read more …

Review – Get Involved!

www.getinvolved.gov Agelessness…the Boomer Generation has changed families, the workplace, national policy, countries, marked pop culture and now is redefining what it means to grow older. Get Involved! is a national campaign encouraging the nation’s 77 million baby boomers to participate in some manner of volunteer service. Savvy boomers are active and engaged, and are expanding their influence  read more …

Review – Silver Sneakers

www.silversneakers.com Calling all seniors to get fit, have fun, and meet new like-minded friends at the same time! The SilverSneakers Fitness Program is an innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyles.  Offered through Healthways, a global well-being company providing wellness programs to their corporate customers, SilverSneakers helps older adults  read more …

Review – USA PickleBall Association

www.usapa.org Boomers grab your kids, grandkids and parents – and let’s play Pickleball! The USAPA is a nonprofit organization that promotes the growth and development of pickleball on a national and international level. Pickleball, a mini-tennis game, created during the summer of 1965 on Bainbridge Island by co-inventors U.S. Congressman Joel Pritchard, William Bell, and  read more …

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