Balance Exercises for Senior Adults to Prevent Falls


When you’ve reached your senior years, having good balance may mean the difference between staying injury free and getting a fracture. During this time, it’s important more than ever to stay away from injuries. A simple slip may cause a fracture, that may not have been a big deal when you were younger, but in your older years could mean loss of independence of even fatality,

To keep falls at bay, balance exercises are a must. Some of them include:
  • One-legged stands
  • Heel rises
  • Heel-toe walk
  • Sit-to-stand
  • Tai Chi and Yoga
To know more about each exercise, read “How to Improve Your Balance as You Age