So, I fell down the stairs yesterday.
Not a “head over heels somersault” kind of fall, more like a “feet swept out from under, slam down on your tailbone as you hit every step” kind of fall. Ouch...
How to prevent a “Zsa Zsa” fall, hip fractureby
Dr. John Z.
- Approximately 66 million Americans care for their aging parents and each year, one in three older Americans fall... she required hip replacement surgery. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) knows that a fall...
Home Safety for Elders: Preventing Fallsby
being because among people 65 and older, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths and serious injuries, and about half of all falls happen at home. So that's what we'll concentrate on today.
Number one: throw rugs: Get rid...
All About Falls and Elders – Part 2 of 2by
• Install light switches at the top and the bottom of stairs
• If you are concerned about falling...
( Part 1 is here )
Yesterday, we discussed the facts and statistics of falls and elders. One...
Falling on STEP 2by
would have been farther. If you fall IN the staircase, your fall is cut short by the slant of the stairs... “fall down and go boom” scratches.
Stairs are not all the same. A new discovery...
Falls and Tremorsby
Ring around the rosies.
Pockets full of posies.
We all fall down... myself in either fall except for bruises.
My balance has since improved since the infusion, with no more falls...