senior falls

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. more

Feb 21, 2018 1:02 PM Editor's Pen

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. more

Feb 15, 2018 8:41 AM Editor's Pen

The biggest concern I have is that I worry that if  my 78-year-old mother falls and I won't be able to pick her up off the floor. more

Dec 1, 2017 11:36 AM Carenotes 1 Comments

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. more

Sep 21, 2017 10:06 AM Articles

The Innovative Use of Yoga for Getting out of Bed with Safety and Confidence more

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“I had a dream last night about water,” my mother says as we dice cantaloupe and brew our morning coffee. “I woke up with wet sheets.” more


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