Exercise program reduces fall rates

The AP (6/4, Tanner) reports a s study examined participants aged 70 and older who had recently fallen, half of whom were enrolled in an exercise program that “involved exercises three times a week at home for a year, with five sessions led by a physical therapist.” In the study, “there were 236 falls…among the exercise group compared with 366 falls among the others.” The findings from this study were also published in JAMA.