Health Tip: Seniors, Boost Your Balance
(HealthDay News) -- A routine that includes a variety of
exercises is important to help seniors stay strong. But balance
exercises can help reduce the risk of falling and dangerous
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists these
exercises that can help improve balance in seniors:
- Practice Tai Chi, a Chinese martial art.
- Walk backward, stepping to the side or walking heel to
- Practice standing on one foot and holding the position.
- Take group exercise classes that focus on balance.
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