Here are tips on how to avoid common heat-related hazards, according to public health and National Institute on Aging (NIA) experts.
Poor vision may increase your risk of falls by preventing you from seeing obstructions in your path. The following are five common conditions that can affect your ability to see properly.
A hearing test and a visit to the audiologist can help to diagnose a balance disorder, which may increase your risk of a fall.
With the arrival of cold winter weather, caregivers and seniors should be aware of the increased risk of falls and slips and take the necessary precautions. Here are five tips to reduce the risks of slips or falls for seniors this winter.
September 23rd is Falls Prevention Awareness Day. We suggest you commemorate the day by taking preventative measures against a fall.
What you do in the moments right after a fall occurs can have a significant impact on your physical and emotional recovery. This round-up of tips will help you safely navigate a fall.
The bathroom is the number-one site for falls among seniors. Here are 10 key ways to bolster your bathroom with safety measures.
One in four Americans age 65 or older experiences a fall each year and an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall every 11 seconds. Given these stats, should you be considering a fall detection system?