Perform heel raises with your toes on a folded towel to increase toe strength.
Strengthening your toe muscles is one of the single most important things you can do to prevent falls.
Frailty is becoming a major concern of physicians treating the elderly. Discover some of the components of frailty that gerontologists are studying in this guest post provided by Laurie G. Jacobs, MD of Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Key topics from Dr. Lavine's lecture on Muscle Strength, Balance Training and Brain Fitness
Plan ahead to avoid falls in your home and to minimize the negative health impact if you do have an unfortunate accident. Learn the four most important steps you can take to be prepared.
Protect yourself from many of the common hazards that can lead to falls around your home.
Thinning bones are a big worry for older people. But, regardless of your bone density, if you never fall in the first place, your risk of fracturing a bone is greatly reduced.