September 22 – National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

“People don’t realize how dangerous their environments really are until they fall. In one second, your life – and your level of independence ? can change,” says Joan Bieganek, COTA, of North Central Medical Supply.

In observance of the sixth annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day on 22nd September, Bieganek together with Gwen Marshall, OTR/L, offer tips for homeowners on how they can prevent the occurrence of unwanted falls in their homes in order to ensure the safety of their household members such senior citizens.
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