Posts Tagged ‘Take Control Naturally’
Exercise is necessary for good Bone Health. Muscle strength and balance not only prevent falls, but they also strengthen bones.
Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Tai-chi, walking and light weights are all good. But how can you participate at odd hours or when there is too much snow?
You can’t fall down the stairs if there are none! If you plan ahead when buying a home, there are no stairs that you need to climb.
My father-in-law just celebrated his 90th birthday. He struggles with stairs several times a day in his split level home while desperately hanging on to the handrail with both hands. He stumbles frequently. One day he will fall and break a hip.
Risks. They are all around us. But how often do bad things actually happen? That is important to know so that you can try to avoid the likely bad things.
Tomorrow I am exhibiting at “Go Red for Women” sponsored by the American Heart Association. Why? Because an Osteoporotic Fracture is more than 2 times as likely as a Heart Attack in a woman over 50.