So what if it’s been a while since you played football or a game of hoops? You were a star years ago, and even though you’ve aged a little bit since then, you’re confident you’ll be able to easily put in as much effort as when you were younger. Unfortunately, the baby boomer’s body can’t compete with the baby boomer’s eagerness to jump into an athletic activity, especially if he’s spent years being inactive.
Summer is in full swing, and you’re very likely finding time to slow down, relax and spend quality time with friends and family. Often, these social events involve fire of some sort – grilling or gathering around a fire pit, for instance. And while that can be tons of fun, it also can present danger if you get careless.
CBS3 reported on a recent poll, in which only 34 percent of Americans took vacation last year. Therapist Dr. George James wasn’t surprised, but shared the many benefits of taking time off.
Drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 14 and under and most commonly occurs during the summer months— and it’s mostly preventable.