Prevention of falls is key to healthy living for older people.
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness
Did you know:
Seniors are injured at home more than any other location.
·1 in 3 seniors will experience a fall each year, and half of those more than once.
·20% of injury-related deaths can be traced back to a fall.
This This is scary information. But what can a senior do about it? Take a positive approach to fall prevention! Here are some titles in our collection that address this situation and which give very practical advice on how to prepare:
by Rein Tideiksaar. This is an easy-to-read guide that includes all the medical, rehabilitative, and environmental strategies needed in any care setting to protect the safety and health of at-risk older adults.