Don’t Fall for It – Menacing Medications

Here’s  another article in the “Don’t Fall For It” series: – important information about preventing falls.  As an expert in older adult fitness, balance, and fall prevention, my passion is to help older adults thrive.  […]

Don’t Fall For it – DANCE!!!

Did you know that dancing may reduce your risk for falls in older age?  In a study published in JAMA Network Open, (the Journal of the American Medical Association) Sept. 25, 2020, researchers reviewed data […]

Don’t Fall for It – Inner Ear Mysteries Revealed!

  One of the three sensory systems that our bodies use to maintain balance is located in your inner ear, called the vestibular system.  When you turn your head, a fluid sloshes against tiny (microscopic!) […]

Don’t Fall for It – Eyes and Feet!

You might be surprised to learn that your eyes and your feet have a huge impact on your balance.  Here’s why: Your body uses three different sensory systems to maintain balance: Vision – I’m sure […]