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Balancing Exercises For Seniors Using A Walker or Cane

All exercise is good but balancing exercises are very good for avoiding falls.

As someone who sees seniors in their homes every day, one of the things that I’m constantly worried about is their ability to walk safely. Even when they have a cane or a walker, I actually get a little more worried because people then think they don’t need to do exercise or balancing techniques. Falls are the number one issue with seniors and easily the number one issue I get called in to make changes to the house.

Here’s a short video which explains five simple techniques for seniors (and everyone really!) to practice so that they can improve their balance and lessen the chance of falling. The video is with Bob and Brad, who I have posted about before. Two funny guys and they provide lots of good ideas!