Thursday, April 16, 2015

Spring Tips for Seniors

  • Get at least 15 minutes of simple exercise, like walking, biking, swimming or gardening, each day.
  • Attend a balance and exercise program designed to help build balance, strength and flexibility.
  • Ask your healthcare provider for an assessment of your risk of falling.
  • Review your medications with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Get your vision and hearing checked, and talk to your vision and hearing specialists about falls.
  • Eat regularly and choose a variety of vegetables and calcium-rich foods.
  • Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration.

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