fall risk

As we round the bend towards the end of our First Annual Fall Prevention February, I am pleased by the responses we have received on the initiative. Read more

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Welcome to the halfway point in our annual Fall Prevention February (well, except on leap year, but that’s another story.) There is never a better time to talk about fall prevention and detection than the present. Read more

Editor's Pen

Falls are not an inevitable consequence of aging, but they do occur more often among older adults because risk factors for falls are usually associated with health and aging conditions. Read more


A sudden fall can be startling and frightening. If you fall, stay as calm as possible. Read more


Activities that take place in the bathroom are a simple part of most peoples’ daily routine. Yet, slips in the tub and falls in the shower or from the toilet may cause serious injuries. Read more

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At some point we’ve all seen the TV commercial showing a senior who has fallen and needs assistance. Read more