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Don’t Just Think Fall -- Think Fall Prevention for Seniors! by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Making just a few adaptations to minimize the risk of falls can make a big difference. By Monica Heltemes +Alzheimer's Reading Room Fall is now upon us. Not only did we enter...
Falling by Wendi Patient Expert 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 fracture by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor - 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 Falls by Ronni B. Patient Expert 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 2 by Ronni B. Patient Expert • 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 2 by Denise Portis Patient ExpertFacebook 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...
Moving Diary: Moving in and moving up (the stairs) by Jennette F. Patient Expert fall to their deaths. One escapes and vows revenge on me and my kin. 12:50pm – Start unloading truck. Baby Bro carries boxes halfway up stairs to landing. I take boxes off landing, up the remaining stairs...
Falls and Tremors by Maryann Patient Expert Ring around the rosies. Pockets full of posies. Ashes, ashes We all fall down... myself in either fall except for bruises. My balance has since improved since the infusion, with no more falls...
Fabulous Fall Weigh-In: Week 25 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert about fall is that the weather is cooler, which means that those wonderful fall fashions... on fall 2013 – it’s time to reach new heights! Sunday weigh-ins will keep me accountable...
Study Suggests Melatonin Helps Children With Autism Fall Asleep by Harold L D. Patient Expert spectrum disorders and children with Fragile X fall asleep: " the senior author, Beth L. Goodlin-Jones.... He literally runs up the stairs to the upstairs washroom where Dad loads the toothpaste for brushing...

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Introduction ... e.  An estimated 1000 older people die each year from a fall on stairs. Falls cause the most deaths and long-term health problem ... » Read on
Causes ... ead injury while they are growing up. Falls from cribs, gasows, stairs, trees and playground equipment are just some of the more ... » Read on