Nov 22

10 tips for preventing falls at home

By MD for Seniors

Keep your rooms neat and organized.

Did you know 1 out of 4 seniors fall each year?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, less than half of those who fall tell their doctor, but 1 out of 5 falls leads to a serious head or bone injury. Because falls can happen anywhere and they pose a threat to your overall health and well-being, it’s important to lower your risk by maintaining a safe living environment.

Here are 10 tips for preventing falls at home:

1. Update your home lighting
Without adequate lighting in your rooms, you could increase your risk of tripping over something in …read more

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