Be active every day
Being less active as you get older can impact on your strength and balance and can increase your risk of falling over. Exercises designed to improve muscle strength and challenge your balance, can reduce your risk by improving your posture and coordination.
I’ve fallen over in the last 3 months
Contact your GP Practice Team for assessment and support through the NHS, which can include NHS balance classes.
I’m feeling a bit wobbly on my feet
Find a local Steady and Strong class
, designed to help people over 65 improve their strength and balance so you can stay stronger for longer and able to keep doing everything that you love. You will do a mix of seated and standing exercises, with chair support if you need it. Call 0370 779 0106 to find out more.
I’m feeling steady and want to stay that way
Be active every day and do strength and balance exercises
, such as circuit or resistance training, ball sports, yoga or tai chi at least twice a week.