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Tips for Preventing Falls and Broken Hips in Elderly Parents

Posted Mar 20 2010 12:00am

Mom fell often - as in at least once a week. She lived alone in her apartment for several years after Dad needed nursing home care. One reason Mom could remain alone was that I arrived bright and early every day at her home to help her shower, get her breakfast ready and do some light washing and straightening up. I’d later come over to pick her up and drive her to visit Dad. Another reason she could remain alone was that she wore a personal alarm.

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