Did you know that one in four older Americans falls every year? Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people over 65 years old. Those numbers double for seniors with visual trouble or deficits. This Continue reading Don’t Fall For It!
Flu season, which typically peaks between December and February each year, is now in full swing. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends getting a flu shot to stem the tide of viruses that spread during this season. According to Continue reading Preventing the Flu
A fall for some can cause more than just bruising; it sometimes can cause broken bones, head trauma, or worse: death. According to the Center for Disease Control, one-third of the population over age 65 falls each year. Falls are Continue reading Fall Prevention
Over 795,000 people suffer from strokes each year in the U.S., and it is important to know how to recognize the symptoms of a stroke. A stroke occurs when part of the blood supply to the brain is interrupted or Continue reading Recognizing a Stroke