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Active Aging: Movement Is Your Best Medicine

Active Aging : Movement Is Your Best Medicine

Posted on September 6, 2014 by Colleen McCutchan

“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional and mental states.”

Having worked for 32 years as a physical education teacher for people with disabilities, I connect with this statement by health coach Carol Welch. During my career I’ve taught individuals with a variety of special physical, emotional and cognitive needs, and I’ve witnessed firsthand how exercise improves not only their health and well-being (more…)

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