Falling accidents in the home Each year about one-third of all people over age 65 will fall. Many of these falls result in broken bones. Some common causes of falls include indoor hazards. Certain lifestyle behaviors can also increase your chances of falling. Most serious falls occur in and around
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A vital tool The use of mobility aids and devices such as wheelchairs, scooters, canes, crutches, and walkers – are effective ways to maintain a good quality of life when a condition, accidental injury, or post-operative recovery limits the ability to “get around.” Because the U.S. population is getting older
No one likes catching the flu In many cases having the flu means spending a few days in bed. However, for some, catching the flu leads to serious consequences, even death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection, around 50,000 Americans die from the influenza virus each year.