You’ve Fallen … Now What?

“I take my time and move a lot more carefully now.” Alice, a 66 year-old who suffered from a broken hip caused by a fall last year, says this is one of the ways her daily life has changed since the fall happened in her home. Unfortunately, she’s not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),

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Act Now! Develop a Fall Prevention and Protection Program

Whether caring for a patient at home or in a facility, fall prevention, and protection can be a major challenge. Patients with higher risk factors such as lower body muscle weakness, balance or vision issues, and memory disorders require intervention to minimize the risk of injury from falling. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 800,000

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Fall Prevention: Making Loved Ones Aware of the Risks

Taking care of older family members or being a caretaker, whether in the home or a facility, means keeping them safe and helping them stay independent. Did you know that every year, one in every three adults over the age of 65 falls, which can lead to injuries such as hip fractures, head trauma and lacerations? These injuries can negatively

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