National Senior Fitness

Examiner Links

Jim has been recognized as a leading consultant in fitness for older adults.  His column "Senior Health & Fitness" was published in more than 750 markets throughout the U.S. for more than 20 years before he took it to the Internet to reach a broader audience.   He was chairman of the Advisory Board of the Retired & Senior Volunteer  Program (RSVP) in San Diego for 9 years overseeing the volunteer activities of more than 2,500 senior volunteers, and for 7 years he was host of the popular  radio talk show "Forever Young" on San Diego's KCBQ 1170 AM focusing  on issues of fitness and quality of life for older adults.

 

He has been published in dozens of senior newsletters, magazines, and newspapers including Successful Retirement, Alliance Report for Healthcare Strategy & Marketing, Southern CA Senior Life, Senior Life San Diego, Good Age, and many more.  

 

Following are links to many of his articles relating to senior fitness.

Pounds and your portfolio
Pounds and your portfolio
Take the bite out of your diabetes
Take the bite out of your diabetes
You're never too old to learn CPR
You're never too old to learn CPR
Staying heart healthy
Staying heart healthy
Computerized brain fitness to
Computerized brain fitness to

walk faster

How to keep your brain healthy
How to keep your brain healthy
Lose weight to lower
Lose weight to lower

your blood pressure

What to do when your back hurts
What to do when your back hurts
Check your glasses
Check your glasses

to prevent falling

How to make lemonade
How to make lemonade

out of a stroke

Exercises to improve your hearing
Exercises to improve your hearing
Headphones can be fatal
Headphones can be fatal
Stroke and learning to swallow again
Stroke and learning to swallow again
Coping with COPD
Coping with COPD
Exercise on land may be
Exercise on land may be

more useful to prevent falls

Don't be stupid about diabetes
Don't be stupid about diabetes
Men who hate going to the doctor
Men who hate going to the doctor

may get exactly what they fear most

Yoga might help stroke survivors
Yoga might help stroke survivors

to improve balance

Diet expert says chocolate is
Diet expert says chocolate is

a healthy junk food

Overcome the fear of dying
Overcome the fear of dying

by living better

Getting in shape for a relationship
Getting in shape for a relationship
Write off those wrinkles
Write off those wrinkles
Practical exercises for PFPS
Practical exercises for PFPS
Most health clubs still
Most health clubs still

giving lip service to seniors

Physical activity may
Physical activity may

reduce the fatigue of physical therapy

How to keep from losing
How to keep from losing

all of your marbles as you grow older

Exercise to reduce the
Exercise to reduce the

pain of neuropathy

Bacteria from your mouth
Bacteria from your mouth

might damage your joints

Testoterone level has nothing
Testoterone level has nothing

to do with getting old.

Cardio and weights best for elderly
Cardio and weights best for elderly

to keep the doctor away.