How to Decrease Senior Falling Risks During Autumn & Winter
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How to Decrease Senior Falling Risks During Autumn & Winter

by Martha Scully  •  October 29, 2016
Senior falls are increasingly common. With 20%-30% of seniors experiencing a fall each year, they are a leading cause of injury-related hospital visits among seniors. With autumn here and with winter in the not too distant future, the change of season increases the risk for seniors. While many assume that falls happen due to unfamiliarity with surroundings, the truth is that most falls during autumn and winter occur at home.
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How to Make Your Home Fall Proof With 8 Simple Tips
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How to Make Your Home Fall Proof With 8 Simple Tips

by Martha Scully  •  September 23, 2016
Falls are a serious issue for seniors. While the average person can have a fall and recover almost instantly, a simple fall can have grave consequences for seniors. Falls can lead to broken bones, can cause head injuries, and a fall incident can make you fearful of falling and impact your quality of life going forward. It’s important to take proactive steps to help prevent falls before they happen.
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Baby Boomers: Should You Invest in a Medical Alarm?
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Baby Boomers: Should You Invest in a Medical Alarm?

by Martha Scully  •  September 21, 2016
According to Seniors’ Falls in Canada, it’s estimated that 20-30% of seniors have a fall each year. Add to this the many instances of seniors requiring emergency assistance, and it’s clear that having access to help at all times is important for the wellbeing of the elderly. Are you doing everything you can to care for and protect yourself? Many seniors are investing in medical alarms to ensure they are protected at all times. Here's why.
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