Balance exercises can help prevent falls as we age. Poor balance can be the result of medications, fatigue, or simply the body aging.  It is important to safety and independence that balance exercises are a part of every aging person’s daily routine.

Balance exercises can be easily done in the home and don’t require investment into fancy equipment or a drive to the local gym. Below s a link to a website that discusses balance exercises, and gives a description of numerous easy balance exercises to do in your home. If you scroll to the bottom of the website, there are links to videos to see the actual exercise being performed.

So check out the link below and always remember to follow safety guidelines. Drink plenty of water, and if the exercise is too difficult then slow it down. As always, check with your physician before starting a new exercise program.