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6 Surprising Reasons for Senior Falls

When it comes to reasons for senior falls, some are not so obvious. Here are 6 surprising reasons why elderly adults fall as well as tips for fall prevention.

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What to Do When Your Senior Parent Falls

It’s distressing when your senior parent falls. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to help them get up after a fall and tips on what to do next.

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The Importance of Foot Care for Seniors

Seniors can experience a host of foot problems. In fact, foot pain leads to a 62% increased risk of falls! Here’s what elderly adults should look out for and how they can take care of feet to be safe and healthy.

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Is it Time for a Cane or Walker?

How do seniors know when it’s time for a cane or walker? Check out our useful guidance to help elderly adults decide if now is the time for a mobility device.

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When Falls Lead to Fractures: Healing Broken Bones in Seniors

Broken bones heal differently in seniors. Here’s what elderly adults need to know about avoiding fractured bones and what to do if you fall and get injured.

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Senior Falls are Increasing: Here’s How to Protect Yourself

The rate of falling among older adults is increasing every year. Medical alert devices are one way to help protect against the consequences of a fall. Get the facts here.

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The Impact of Falls on Your Body (And How to Prevent Them)

One out of every four seniors falls at least once a year. What happens to your body when you fall? Here’s what to expect if you suffer a fall, and why you should be ready to use a PERS button alarm.

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Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors with Mobility Devices

Using a mobility device doesn’t guarantee that seniors won’t suffer a fall. Learn the safety tips you need to lower your risk of trips and falls while using canes, walkers, and wheelchairs.

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Outdoor Fall Prevention for All Seasons

Getting into the great outdoors can be a wonderful thing, but for seniors, the risk of falls might be a deterrent. Here are tips to stay safe from outdoor falls at any time of year.

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Seniors Should Drink More Water for Better Health: It Matters More Than You Think

If you feel thirsty, you’re probably already dehydrated. And dehydration can lead to negative health issues. Discover why seniors and elderly adults need to drink more water, and different ways to get it besides the tap.

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