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Beyond Fall Prevention: Regain Confidence After the Trauma of a Fall

...  seniors regain confidence in physical activity after a fall. While circus clowns and comedians may stir audiences to laughter over ...  as slipping on a banana peel, there is nothing funny about falling when it comes to the elderly, who are at an elevated risk for serious ...

Stop Falls Before They Happen at Home with This Fall Prevention Checklist

...  how planning for a fall can actually help prevent one. Falls involving the elderly are all too frequent and may have serious ...  one falling, we can be better prepared with this fall prevention checklist and help the person by encouraging the following ...

How to Talk About Fall Prevention

...  to our elderly loved ones about fall prevention can be challenging, as with many issues that arise around the topic ...  is declining. As we’ve talked about before, many falls are preventable, and awareness is the best place to start. It’s not ...

8 Signs That You or Your Loved One Could Suffer a Debilitating Fall

...  is Fall Prevention Month! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...  one in every three adults aged 65 or older will suffer a fall. It is likely that such a fall will result in moderate to severe injuries, ...

Step Up to Stop Falls

...  young and able-bodied, you don’t think much about a fall. You may simply dust yourself off and carry on. But for the elderly, falls can cause injuries from scratches, bruises, and abrasions to more serious ...  making changes for their safety. Step up and promote fall prevention to keep our seniors ...

Preventing Falls

...  or care for an elderly or disabled loved one, preventing falls is a top priority. Falls account for 25% of all elderly hospital ...  and interactive seminars including “Fall Survival & Prevention for Seniors.” Call us today if you think this would benefit your ...

The Benefits of Technology For Seniors Who Want to Age in Place

...  security system offers peace of mind pertaining to crime prevention, however, often it can do a lot more, such as notifying when sensing ...  available twenty-four hours a day, seven days per week. Fall Prevention: One of several main factors that can lead to older adult falls ...

Peters Creek Home Care

...  qualified in a full range of aging care tasks, such as fall prevention, dementia care, preparing meals, chronic disease care, and more. We ...

Chugiak Home Care

...  adept in a variety of aspects of aging care, including fall prevention, dementia care, chronic disease care, preparing meals, and more. We ...

Eagle River Home Care

...  adept in a variety of aspects of aging care, including fall prevention, dementia care, chronic disease care, preparing meals, and more. We ...

Can Surgeries Lead to Cognitive Impairment in Seniors?


POCD takes place in more than 25% of seniors in the days and even weeks just after non-cardiac surgery. Undergoing surgery for seniors always involves some inherent risks, but there is a little-known effect impacting a significant number of seniors followi ...

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