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Exercises to Help the Elderly to Stand and Transfer

Exercises to Help the Elderly to Stand & Transfer  Read more: Exercises to Help the Elderly to Stand & Transfer | eHow http://www.ehow.com/info_12279845_exercises-elderly-stand-transfer.html#ixzz2VWUhZFbh

Moving from a seated position to a standing one is a whole-body movement that requires adequate strength, balance and range of motion. This transitional movement is essential, and you must be able to do it whether living alone or in an assisted care environment. The sit-to-stand-and-transfer motion is a functional movement pattern; the best way to prepare for it is to break down the pattern and practice each part before putting the whole movement together.

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