What Older Adults Need

According to an annual United States of Aging Poll, older adults and professionals who offer them services have divergent perceptions of what older adults need. The professionals seemed to be more concerned that older adults could not afford health care costs (43% versus 3%). They were also concerned that older … Continue reading

What is Tai Chi?

The full name for Tai Chi is Tau Chi Chuan. Tai means “great” or “large” and Chi means “biggest” or “most ultimate.” The two words combined translate into “the Supreme Ultimate.” Chuan means “fist” or “boxing” and so Tai Chi Chuan is translated into the “Supreme Ultimate Fist.” Tai Chi … Continue reading

World Tai Chi Day

World Tai Chi and Qigong day was started by Bill Douglas, a Tai Chi instructor, and is celebrated every year on the last Saturday of April in 8 countries around the world. It began in 1999 with the goal of promoting Tai Chi and Qigong and the health benefits of … Continue reading