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Preventing Broken Hips

Preventing Falls in the Elderly

Each year, one in every three adults, age 65 and over, has an accidental fall.  These falls can cause moderate to severe injuries such as hip fractures and head injuries.  Even so, less than half of those injured discuss the incident with their doctors, putting themselves at an even higher risk of dying.  In 2010, […]

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Prevent Falls in Your Home

How to Prevent Falls In Your Home

We all know that aging successfully depends a great deal on good and healthy lifetime habits.  Your genes are also an important factor for aging successfully but more importantly is a favorable environment for your physical and emotional abilities and needs. This means that where you live – your own  home – plays a major […]

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Hip Fractures Cause Severe Health Problems & Lead To Premature Death

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 90% of all hip fractures are caused from falls in seniors aged 65 and older and falls with injury are the leading cause of death in elderly people.

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3 Simple Life Saving Tips To Protect Your Loved One

There are some very simple things you can do to bring peace of mind to you and your elderly loved one.  Some of these should be done in your own home.  We’ll look at 3 simple, yet effective tips that you can put in place in no time.

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Falls Are The Leading Cause Of Injury Deaths Among Older Adults

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of deaths relating to injuries.  In fact, more than one third of adults aged 65 and older fall every year in the U.S.

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