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MAKING LIFE EASIER FOR YOUR PARENTS – PART II

    MAKING LIFE EASIER FOR YOUR PARENTS – PART II Last time we discussed internal factors that can increase fall risk. We wanted reinforce the importance of addressing this issue and examine external factors that can be changed to decrease … Continue reading

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INTERNAL FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO FALLS

    INTERNAL FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO FALLS As your parent(s) approaches the "golden years", the following typically occurs: »  Reaction time declines »  Strength decreases »  Flexibility is lost »  Vision deteriorates »  Posture can change »  Disease can impair … Continue reading

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Learning More About Fall FAQ’s

Important Facts about Falls This Information is brought to you courtesy of Healthcare Resources Home Health  Each year, millions of older people—those 65 and older—fall. In fact, more than one out of four older people falls each year, but less … Continue reading

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Important Facts about Falls- September is National Fall Prevention Month

Important Facts about Falls- September is National Fall Prevention Month Each year, millions of older people—those 65 and older—fall. In fact, more than one out of four older people falls each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Falling once … Continue reading

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