Don’t Wait to Focus on Balance

“Strength, balance and flexibility are the dynamic trio at the heart of healthy aging. All three are necessary to remain physically strong, safe and independent as long as possible.

With a growing emphasis on the importance of strength training for older adults, balance is often assumed to be good enough until it becomes a problem.

There are excellent reasons, however, to address balance proactively. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of deaths from falls in adults ages 65 and older increased by . . .”