Why Every Aging Adult Should Learn the Discipline of Tai Chi
There exists meaningful evidence that the discipline of Tai Chi may reduce the risk of falling in older adults.
The statistics are eye-opening. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), millions of Americans, age 65 or older, with 1 of 5 fall-related injuries account for 800,000 hospitalizations each year and 74 deaths a day. Injuries resulting from a fall are among the 20 most expensive medical conditions, with the cost of treating fall injuries increasing with age. To compound the issue, falling once doubles the risk of falling again.
Read more – Why Learn Tai Chi