Study Investigates Causes of Seniors’ Falls Researchers studied video of long term care communities to shine a light on the most common reasons seniors fall. The study found that incorrect shifting of body weight caused the most falls among older adults.
Adapting proper posture is an essential part to maintaining a healthy skeletal structure as you age. According to the Mayo Clinic, good posture promotes a strong and stable spinal column and can help prevent the deterioration of the vital muscles and ligaments that keep you balanced and flexible. Poor posture has been associated with a number of health conditions such as dowager’s hump, double chin, varicose veins, pinched nerves, neck pain, back pain, and many others. Read more