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The Benefits of Meditation

Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Sure, you’ve heard of meditation. But what is it exactly? Meditation is simply about attention and focus—where you direct it, and how it affects your consciousness. There are many types of meditation. But the one definition that fits almost all types is taken from the work of Jim Malloy, a trained meditation teacher and practitioner read the full article.


How to Shop the Farmers Market Like a Pro

Posted on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Summer is here and what better way to increase your consumption of fruits and vegetables than by visiting your local farmers market. Outdoor farmers markets are a great place to buy fresh, nutritious, and locally grown foods. (Use this market locator to find one near you.) Here are some tips to shop the farmers market like read the full article.


Why It’s Important to Exercise as You Age

Posted on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Here’s a strange truth: By the time you’re done reading this line, you’ll be older than you were when you started. The inescapable fact is that we’re all growing older. But thanks to modern medicine, we are living longer than ever. (Some go as far as to say, seventy is the new fifty!) So is read the full article.


Summer Adaptive Sports at Burke

Posted on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Interested in trying out an adaptive sport? Burke is the place to do it this summer. We encourage people of all abilities to take part in physical activities such as sports and exercise. Through our Therapeutic Recreation department, Burke offers several adaptive sports and fitness programs. These sports can be played by persons with a read the full article.


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PLEASE NOTE: Burke's Rehab Insights blog is intended to provide general information about rehabilitation and other health care topics. It should not take the place of medical care. Burke staff cannot comment on individual medical cases or give medical advice. Thank you.