New Year Exercises for Fall Prevention: Stand-to-Sit


As we step into 2024, let's prioritize exercises that enhance mobility and balance to proactively prevent falls and injuries throughout the year. We recognize that balance and vision impairment are significant contributors to fall-related injuries among older adults.

Incorporating stand-to-sit exercises can have a meaningful impact, especially for seniors engaged in daily caregiving responsibilities. Integrating this exercise into your daily routine not only strengthens your legs, core, and back muscles but also helps seniors perform essential daily movements such as rising from the toilet, getting out of bed, and comfortably seating their loved ones onto a chair that swivels.

Watch this video to do a stand-to-sit exercise and 6 variations to increase strength and balance: