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How to Prevent Seniors from Falling

Serious falls among adults aged 65 and older have increased 112 percent since 1999, according to data recently collected by the National Safety Council (NSC). This is worrisome news for caregivers …

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What Does & Doesn’t Help Prevent Falls in the Elderly

Falling presents a serious health risk for the elderly. Thirty-three percent of adults over age 65 fall every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For the senior po…

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6 Things That Cause the Elderly to Fall

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor Falls are the leading cause of death, injury and hospital admissions among the elderly population. In fact, one out of every three seniors falls…

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