OK, granted, the source of this article is a little unusual — but it still makes perfect sense, and sounds like good advice, so here you go. As you know, this blog has covered the issue of falling, several times over the last few months. Well, Russian scientists have decided that the solution is to practice aikido. We all know that exercise is good for you, but aikido does, in fact, focus quite a bit of attention on balance, and is something that isn’t generally too stressful for the elderly. Plus, the scientists got their inspiration from astronauts!