SCIENCE LINKS

(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  

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3085832/

 a review of benefits including quality of live, self-efficacy, psychological, falls and balance,  bone density...many others

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=tai%20ji%5BMeSH%20Terms%5D%20AND%20%22humans%22[MeSH%20Terms]%20AND%20English[lang]%20AND%20Randomized%20Controlled%20Trial[ptyp]%20AND%20%222012/02/16%22[PDAT]%20%3A%20%222017/02/16%22[PDAT]&cmd=DetailsSearch

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/submission2

reducing the risk of falling

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27430918

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

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27698557

stroke rehabilitation 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27311906

general

http://www.medicinenet.com/tai_chi/page2.htm

balance and mobility

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24406709

falls and balance

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15814861

Functional benefits of tai chi training in senior housing facilities.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25116984

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

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22451320

cognition:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2438352

well being

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28115837

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24834084

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20974089

quality of life

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0075742/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28137531

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1013614200329

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00882.x/full

reducing costs

http://www.americantaichi.net/TaiChiKungLivingArticle.asp?cID=3&sID=6&article=CDC_TaiChi_CostEffective&subject=daily%20life

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20122044

http://www.calpoly.edu/~jgphelan/_Media%20Assets/white%20papers/bestwick_whitepaper_finaldraft.pdf

http://www.americantaichi.net/TaiChiQigongForHealthArticle.asp?cID=2&sID=60&article=TaiChiQigongBeneficialforHealthWellnessCosts&subject=Other%20Health%20Topics

http://www.homesafety.net/Portals/4/Home_Mod%27s_Cost_Effectiveness.pdf

http://acrabstracts.org/abstract/cost-effectiveness-of-tai-chi-mind-body-exercise-for-the-treatment-of-fibromyalgia/