Falling is more common among the elderly and we understand the impact it can be for the elderly and the family. We hope these tips will help you and your loved ones in preventing falls.
“Each year one in three adults age 65 years or older falls, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the possibility of serious injury from falling increases even more dramatically by the time your parents reach the age of 85.
When accompanying your parents on a doctor visit, use the opportunity to find out if your parent is at risk for falling and what can be done to prevent a fall. The questions below should help. (Make sure to bring along all your parent’s prescriptions and over-the-counter medications.)” Continue reading>>