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No previous generation has been as focused on health and wellness as Baby Boomers. This section is devoted to helping you stay healthy and fit, while also making sense of the information overload.
Athletic Shoes the way to go

According to a study reported on www.realage.com, wearing sneakers or athletic shoes lowered the number of falls for a group of older adults. Those who wore lace-up shoes, heels and other types of shoes fell more often. And those who walked barefoot or in socks had the highest number of falls.

Although the study group was 65+, this is good advice for anyone of any age. Athletic shoes just have more support and provide better balance no matter how old you are.

I just wish they made them in designs for cocktail parties, weddings, graduations, nights out at the theater and …

By Teresa K. Flatley
www.boomthis.com

 



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