The Falling Senior Citizen

Almost 30% of people over 65 fall each year. Ninety percent of all hip fractures are associated with falls. Unintentional fall is the seventh leading cause of death among people over 65 years old. Falls are a primary reason why Seniors become home bound. The tendency to fall increases with age, but fall prevention is effective … Continue reading

Prevent an elderly friend or relative from becoming reclusive and you could save their life

If you have an elderly friend or relative who is struggling to safely get out and about due to reduced mobilty and is spending more time on their own at home you may be asking yourself what you can do to help them. This article looks at some easy and affordable solutions. As we grow … Continue reading

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