Senior Exercise: Move It Or Lose It!

great article on activities for seniors – no matter what your present level of activity is!

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Fall Prevention: What To Do After a Fall

  Source: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/seniors-aines/publications/public/injury-blessure/falls-chutes/index-eng.php#fewfacts This is our final blog during September, Falls Prevention Month. Do you know what to do if you witness a fall? What to do if you cannot get up after a fall? Read on to find more information. We all fall from time to time. With age, both the number of falls …

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September is Fall Prevention Month

  Did you know September is Fall Prevention Month? The leading cause of falls over the age of 65 is dehydration! That is something we can all easily change to protect ourselves. Check out some of these other tips to follow from NCOA – National Council on Aging. Fall Prevention Month The 9th annual Falls …

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Fall Prevention: An Important Goal of Home Care

Fear of falling confines many seniors to the house. Professional caregivers help them remain active and engaged in the community.   September 23, 2015 Is Falls Prevention Awareness Day. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that the number of seniors who die from fall-related injuries has nearly doubled in the last …

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Fall Prevention: Steps to Avoid an Accident

Why Fall Prevention Is Important Falls are a major threat to the health and independence of older adults, people aged 65 and older. Each year nearly one-third of older adults experience a fall. And falls can be devastating. About one out of ten falls among older adults result in a serious injury, such as a …

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Fall Prevention in the Home

More than half of all fall injuries among older people occur inside the home, and an additional one out of four happen outside near the home. Why fall prevention is important Falls are a major threat to the health and independence of older adults, people aged 65 and older. Each year nearly one-third of older …

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