Older Adults AND FALLS PREVENTION. If you have parents or grandparents who are in their senior years, you probably know that they are at an increased risk of falling. Vicious Fall Cycle. Having a fall can create a vicious cycle for increasing the risk of having more falls.
AND FALLS PREVENTION
Review of medications
Vision and hearing aid use
Home safety measuresThe Good News Is…
Falls CAN be prevented!
Falling does not have to be part of “normal” aging.
There is a lot that can be done to prevent older adults from falling. Certain risks can be eliminated and others can be greatly reduced with the following:
Wearing proper prescriptions for glasses or hearing aids can help a person see or hear better in order to identify potential falling hazards.
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