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Dementia and falls


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  • Website: Canadian Institute for Health Information
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Older adults with dementia have a higher risk of falls compared to other older adults. People with dementia are more likely to fall because of problems with mobility, balance and strength. Safety programs are available to help lower the amount of falls in older adults.


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Keywords

slip, trip, fall, injury, break, fracture, brain, memory, remember, Alzheimer's, balance, forget


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Rated on: 11/5/2018 9:46:16 PM

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