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Cressida Lewis, PT, MSPT, leads a series of standing exercises using a chair that can be safely done at home by older adults on their own, or with the help of caregivers. Make sure to use a sturdy chair that will not move or a kitchen countertop for safety while doing these exercises.

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Cressida received a master of physical therapy degree from the University of Pittsburgh. For over a decade, she has enjoyed helping older adults with strength and function so they can enjoy the best quality of life possible.

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