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Tai chi, a martial art that combines gentle movements, breathing techniques, and stretching, can help prevent falls among older adults.
Older Adults Who Fall More Often Seem More Likely to Cause Car Crashes Than Those Who Fall Less Frequently, Study Finds
Research has found that adults who are 70-years-old or older are more likely to be involved in car collisions than younger drivers per mile driven.
As we get older, we tend to have more trouble carrying out daily activities, such as walking. Some research suggests that older adults with poor hearing may have worse balance, run higher risks of falling, and have more trouble walking and carrying out other daily activities than seniors with … more
Scientists at the University of Western Ontario analyzed 13 studies conducted over a 30-year period to determine the effects of vitamin D on muscle strength, gait, and balance in older adults.