This activity is part of the Frankly Speaking with Dr. Frank Domino podcast series.
Finding Your Balance - Tai Chi to Prevent Falls in Older Adults - Frankly Speaking EP 108Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato
Falls in the older population are associated with significant morbidity and mortality yet little evidence exists to determine best practices for prevention. Join us while we discuss a recent RCT that examined Tai Chi versus more traditional exercising in older individuals and its impact on reduction in falls for those at greatest risk.
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Release Date: 4/10/2019
Expiration Date: 4/10/2020
- Differentiate between Tai Chi and traditional types of exercise and strength training
- Discuss the effectiveness of a regular Tai Chi exercise program for preventing falls in at risk elders
- Discuss ways to implement strategies such as Tai Chi for older individuals to promote function, balance and prevent falls
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