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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Exercises help seniors with balance

 

Stephanie Thompson

Gail Robinson, Margaret Bouh and Kathy Marchant lift their hands up and down as instructed in one of the exercises.

The seniors were moving slowing. Concentrating on moving an imaginary ball from one side of their body to the other side.

Sometimes they would practice this move while watching their hands with their eyes; and sometimes they would complete this move while moving their heads to follow their hand's movements.

This is just one of the many exercises seniors can do in the Golden Hour Senior Center's Moving for Better Balance class. This class is designed to help seniors develop better balance, which will decrease their chances of falling. Falling is one of the most common cause of injuries for m...



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