(mostly from the National Institute of Health)

The statistics about falls: 

* One-fourth of Americans aged 65+ fall each year.

* Falls account for 25% of all hospital admissions

* 40% of all nursing home admissions

* 40% of those admitted do not return to independent living; 

A Comprehensive Review of Health Benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi

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reducing the risk of falling

Tai chi qigong as a means to improve night-time sleep quality among older adults with cognitive impairment: a pilot randomized controlled trial.

stroke rehabilitation


balance and mobility

falls and balance

Functional benefits of tai chi training in senior housing facilities.

dementia: Increases Brain Size, Boosts Memory, May Delay Dementia


well being

quality of life

reducing costs