Tips on Preventing Falls in Older Adults

According to CDC data, fall is the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among senior citizens. This is especially true for older adults who are living independent lives. Below are some fall prevention tips for your elderly loved ones.

  • Exercise regularly to help improve balance.
  • Visit your physician for regular vision checks.
  • Get rid of all tripping hazards including electrical cords and loose rugs.
  • Find out which medicines or prescriptions can cause dizziness.

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March 2, 2017