Preventing Falls: Tips For Older Adults and Caregivers

Good afternoon Silver Healthcare Center Friends and Family!

Were you aware that approximately 1 in 4 Americans aged 65+ falls every year? Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Falls are also very costly—both financially and in terms of quality of life. However, falling is not an inevitable component of aging. Through practical lifestyle adjustments and key preventative health tips, the number of falls among seniors can be reduced substantially.

The National Council on Aging has an excellent fall prevention infographic right here and a great video tutorial right here:

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