The statistics are serious: 1 in 3 seniors suffers a dangerous fall each year, and falls are a leading cause of death in adults over 65. So it seems imperative that you and your older loved ones do whatever you can to improve balance and gait, and minimize risk of falling. If you could combine that effort with something that’s relaxing and improves your overall functioning, all the better. And that’s exactly what the value of Tai Chi is for seniors. An ancient Chinese martial art, Tai Chi involves low impact, slow motion purposeful movement and poses that require physical and mental concentration. At The Center For Translational Research in Mobility and Falls in Boston, there have been groundbreaking studies demonstrating the value and efficacy of Tai Chi as a way to improve gait, balance and even functional ability in those over 65. So take a deep breath and read and watch a brief video about the benefits of Tai Chi Here.