Joyce, a 70-year-old mother of three, recently visited her doctor because of what she calls "bladder trouble". A problem with bladder control is also referred to as incontinence. Joyce has cut down on doing things she likes to do because she has wet herself in public several times. She also leaks urine on her way to the bathroom and even when she coughs or laughs. Joyce started wearing pads, but she wants to find a fix for her problem.
We all know the importance of a good diet and exercise, but did you know that even small exercise and diet improvements can improve the health of people who have diseases associated with aging or are frail? Being physically active can also help you stay strong and give you the ability to keep up the lifestyle that you have grown accustomed to. Here are just a few more reasons to stay active and maintain your health along with some suggested exercises. Continue reading