Posts by Jan Olson


Bringing an Active Aging Philosophy to Life

The philosophy of active aging is explained by the World Health Organization as the “process of optimizing opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance quality of life as people age.”


Pilates Comes to Paradise

You may have been watching Oprah and have seen actresses like Gwyneth Paltrow or Jennifer Aniston raving about this fitness routine, but there’s great news: Pilates (pəˈläˌdēz) is not just for Hollywood celebrities!


Holiday Health & Safety

The holidays are upon us and ‘tis the season for cooking, decorating and entertaining.


PVE Pedalers

It was by special invitation that I was asked to join our PVE cyclists earlier this month for the inaugural outing of the PVE Pedalers.


Airplane Seat Solutions

The spring travel months are upon us and many will travel by air. The idea of air travel was at one time a special luxury we would look forward to with both delight and excitement. Boy, have times changed.


Fitness Served a la Golf Cart

The mission of LeadingAge is to expand the world of possibilities for aging. The organization boasts more than 6,000 members and partners in 39 states representing the entire field of aging services.

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