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Preventing Falls: Home Safety and Confidence-Building Strategies

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According to the CDC, each year, about 3 million older adults are treated in emergency departments for a fall injury, and one out of every five falls causes an injury, such as broken bones or a head injury. Sadly, for many of them, returning home is no longer an option, as they end up relocating to assisted living communities or nursing homes due to the injuries sustained in the fall,…

Fall Prevention, Health & Wellness, Safety First

Senior Winter Safety Tips

As winter arrives, it’s important to take extra safety precautions to protect yourself and your loved ones. For seniors, winter safety is especially important. Cold weather can pose a serious risk of slips and falls and other accidents, so here are some tips that’ll help keep you safe this winter.   1. Stay Warm The most important thing is to stay warm! Wear layers of clothing when you go outside…