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Fall Prevention

Startling New Medication-Related Fall Risks for Seniors: Are You at Risk?

Startling New Medication-Related Fall Risks for Seniors: Are You at Risk?
Midnight Sun in Anchorage discusses medication-related fall risks for seniors and ways to mitigate them. We’ve known for a while that there are certain medications that enhance the danger of falls for seniors. Twenty years ago, slightly over 50% of elderly people were impacted by that risk; presently, that number has risen dramatically to a… Continue reading

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

Beyond Fall Prevention: Regain Confidence After the Trauma of a Fall
In-home support can help seniors regain confidence in physical activity after a fall. While circus clowns and comedians may stir audiences to laughter over such stunts 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 injuries which could… Continue reading
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