Regular exercise can help prevent or manage many of the health conditions the U.S. population is facing – such as arthritis, elevated blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease.
Physical activity and endurance exercises can have multiple benefits on health outcomes and are keys to maintaining cardiovascular performance. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that older adults move more and sit less throughout the day, although this is important to people of any age, especially during a pandemic. Here are some basic guidelines for exercising at home.
Meet Life Care Center of Plainwell’s director of rehab services
Lindsey Brand graduated from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo in 2011 with a master’s degree in occupational therapy. She has been with Life Care Center of Plainwell since August 2012, starting off as an occupational therapist then becoming the director of rehab services in January 2018. Her passion and goal for 2021 is building her team’s knowledge and programming in the rehab department to become the premier provider in the community.