“I Don’t Want To Fall” –  “I Want to Stay Independent While I Age”

“Six Step Balance System”© is the foundation for preventing falls.

Falls are dangerous and can disrupt one’s life in an instant.

The “6 Step Balance Program” is a program that is implemented into one’s daily life.

No big equipment needed and you do this in your own home.

Our goal with this program is to decrease the number of falls, decrease the number of hospitalizations caused by falls, and to help one be able to stay in their own home doing what one loves to do!!

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How to Prevent Falls:
Better Balance, Independence and Energy in
6 Simple Steps

This book is an informative and immensely practical guide to achieve better balance through fitness. Learn how to prevent falls and reduce your fear of falling. This easy-to-use 6 Step Balance System™ is designed to utilize both one’s mental and physical condition in helping to prevent falls. The 6 Step Balance System™ book features dozens of illustrations and fun activities that can be done in your own home. Lets all start doing the “10 Martini Slump” and “Dancing With Your Pillow!!

"A must  have guide and book for all ages"

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Stretching In Bed Guide

"A must  have guide and book for all ages"

How would you like to get out of bed every morning feeling refreshed, relaxed and feeling ready for a new day??      YOU CAN!     Simple follow the systematic stretching exercises described in this very popular pamphlet by Senior Fitness called “Stretching In Bed”.
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“All along I thought that my 80-year-old body could roll out of bed and get going. But after trying some of your in-bed stretches, I discovered that waking up goes much more smoothly after the stretching. Thank you.”

W.R. (Bill) Klemm, P.h.D.
Senior Professor of Neuroscience, Texas

What You Will Learn in the Six Step Balance System™

6 Step Balance Program - step by step with images

These resources help to improve your balance and gives one a lot of good tools on how to prevent a fall.

Our goal here at Senior Fitness, Inc. is to work to help others keep in overall good physical condition which helps in preventing falls.
A fall can happen to anyone, at any age!!

The “Six-Step Balance System” is easy to learn and focuses on improving endurance, strength, flexibility and balance.

Lifetime Benefits!

The Six-Step Balance System™ is a powerful yet simple program. It’s a gift given to oneself that keeps on giving. Improvement in the daily quality of life. Results are seen quickly all the while improving one’s balance and overall well-being. It includes FUN THINGS like practicing Stretching In Bed, “Jiggle Wiggle” and the “The 10 Martini Slump”.

  • Increase leg strength
  • Reduce the FEAR of falling
  • Increase self-confidence
  • Develop a sense of overall well-being both mental and physical

A Great Addition to any Wellness, Health or Walking Program

The “Six-Step Balance System” is an intervention system that was developed through years of research and life-giving experiences. It is a progressive program and best of all is designed to be incorporated into one’s daily life.

These are more than simple exercises, but activities that serve more complex processes that affect the mind and body. The best part is with this system you can practice them every day to get the complete benefits from the program all the while not having to interrupt your life.

The best part is there is no pressure or competition and strictly done at one’s own pace.

Learn activities that, when practiced:

  • Are FUN to do

  • Keep you moving

  • Helps with mental alertness

  • Keep your brain active

  • Help you stay independent so you can keep doing what you love doing in your life

Our Story

According to Coalition for Consumer Health and Safety: U.S. News & World Report, Major causes of emergency room visits for injuries: Falls on stairs was number one with 819,081, Fall on floor was number 2 at 654,371 and then it was Bicycles at 525,026, Basketball at 460,420, Baseball at 327,620, Football at 323,112 , Knives at 313,330 and Collisions with doors at 308,246. Betty's book "How to Prevent Falls" was first copyrighted in 1989.

We here at Senior Fitness don't want you to become a statistic! For more than 30 years we have been teaching people, both young and old, how to implement the Six Step Balance System Program™, a unique approach to reducing falls, severity of injuries from unintentional falls and to help reduce the fear of falling. It helps to maintain/regain your independence with more energy, improve your balance, it's fun and you will be socially connected to others.

This program is based on Dr. Betty Perkins-Carpenter's over fifty years of experience as a teacher, researcher, Olympic diving coach and author.

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