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!
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
The first day of fall is Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Sponsored by the National Council on Aging, the day was designated to raise awareness about preventing fall-related injuries among older adults. Did you know that 60% of falls occur in Continue reading Safeguard Your Home for Fall Prevention