Fall Prevention

Reducing Risk & Keeping Seniors Safe from Falls Facts Falls are the leading cause of death from injury among people 65 or over. Annually, falls are reported by one third of all people 65 and older and two-thirds of those will fall again within six months. Risk Factors Vision: Age-related[…]

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Cold Weather & Seniors

Staying Safe During the Winter Months Cold weather may bring many health hazards, but winter is especially dangerous for older adults. Seniors are at risk for developing a dangerous condition called “hypothermia,” which means is a lowering of the body temperature. With hypothermia, the body’s internal temperature cools to below[…]

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