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Exercise to prevent falls recommended for older adults at increased risk for falls

20:00 EDT 16 Apr 2018 | AAAS

(JAMA Network) For adults 65 years or older who are at increased risk of falling, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends exercise, such as supervised individual and group classes and physical therapy, to prevent falls, and that clinicians selectively check older adults' risks for falls and then offer tailored interventions that address those specific risks. The USPSTF recommends against vitamin D supplementation.

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