Jul 12

How To Promote Fall Safety in Your Home

By MD for Seniors

Consult with your doctor if you need help walking.

Consider your current living arrangement. Is it as safe as possible?

While Americans are being more proactive about their health and living longer now than ever, adults aged 65 and older are still at risk for falling, according to the National Safety Council. Experiencing a fall could result in minor injury, or it could be serious to the point of taking away your independence. While avoiding falls is not always a possibility, there are a number of contributing factors that could indeed reduce your risk of experiencing a fall.

NIH Senior Health reported that six out of 10 falls …read more

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