Improve Cognition in the Elderly with Tai Chi

Improve Cognition in the Elderly with Tai Chi   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Tai Chi has consistent, small effects on improving cognitive performance in both healthy older adults and older adults with some cognitive impairment.” – PM Wayne   The aging process involves a systematic progressive decline of the body and the brain. […]

Slow Mental Decline in the Elderly with Tai Chi

Slow Mental Decline in the Elderly with Tai Chi   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “improvement of heart function combined with increased muscular power meant that the martial art should be considered the preferred technique for elderly people to maintain good health.” – The Telegraph   We celebrate the increasing longevity of the […]

Improve Well-Being in the Elderly with Tai Chi

Improve Well-Being in the Elderly with Tai Chi   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Practising the ancient martial art of Tai Chi is so beneficial to elderly people’s health that it should be “the preferred mode of training”, according to scientists.” – The Telegraph   We celebrate the increasing longevity of the population. […]

Reduce Falls in the Elderly with Tai Chi

Reduce Falls in the Elderly with Tai Chi   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “A growing body of carefully conducted research is building a compelling case for tai chi as an adjunct to standard medical treatment for the prevention and rehabilitation of many conditions commonly associated with age,” – Peter Wayne   The […]

Improve Elderly Blood Pressure and Waist Circumference with Tai Chi

Improve Elderly Blood Pressure and Waist Circumference with Tai Chi   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “For those with limited space, tai chi may be an easier and more convenient than brisk walking as an anti-aging choice. Previous studies have shown tai chi also improves balance and may help boost brain functioning.” – Shinn-Zong Lin   Metabolic Syndrome is a […]