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Falls are common in older adults and can result in injuries and hospitalizations. Speaking to your doctor, getting your eyes and feet checked and staying active can help to prevent falls. Making your home safe by removing hazards and instaling rails and lights can also help to prevent falls. Read this resource to learn more.
There are many types of elder abuse. Elder abuse is a serious problem in the USA and can lead to physical injuries, emotional effects, premature death and worsened health problems. Read this resource to learn more about elder abuse and tips to prevent it.
Preventing falls is an important part of staying independent. Somethings you can do are speeking with your doctor, keeping active, getting annual eye exams, and making your home safer. Use this resource to determine your risk for falling.
Register for our January 18, 2023, webinar 'Exercise: Powerful Medicine for Health and Aging' with Dr. Stuart Phillips.
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