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Falls prevention

Travis Harper

Preventing falls and raising awareness

September is nationally recognized as Falls Prevention Awareness Month. During this time, a special focus is placed on raising awareness about ways that seniors — and those who care for them — can prevent falls, the most common accident experienced by older adults. But of course the information highlighted during this time is valuable all year.


More news for Thursday, Sept. 5

Seniors with hearing aids less likely to confront dementia, depression and falls … Long-term care insurance groups want federal premium reform, campaign to raise product awareness … Tablet use improves mood for older adults with dementia, caregivers, study finds


More news for Wednesday, Aug. 14

Florida agency’s records wrongly indicate that some operators aren’t in compliance with generator requirements … Federal task force seeks input on long-term care insurance … Drones, smartphones and sensors aid fall interventions, first aid

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