Senior fall prevention. Having a fall can happen to anyone! However, as you get older your risk of falls increases.
Falls can become recurrent later in life, which may result in injuries, low confidence and a poor quality of life.
Falls can occur as a result of:
Regular exercise each day can significantly reduce your risk of falls – this could involve some mobility exercises to loosen up in the morning, outdoor walking or specialised exercise
programmes at a local gym or fitness centre.
Weight-bearing exercises that involve you supporting your weight through your feet, legs or arms cain help you to maintain strong and healthy bones.
Please follow the link below to watch a short video on some exercises you can try at home for senior fall prevention:
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