Falling: Manage The Risk Factors
Several factors combine to make falling in the home more likely. Here’s a shortlist of them, along with some suggestions on reducing the risk of falling. They can be divided into two categories: those physical therapists can help to relieve, […]Read more
Is Their Dizziness Caused by Vestibular Imbalance?
While dizziness and balance impairment increases with age, it’s important to watch out for those same problems in children and to rule out underlying conditions. A survey conducted by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) sheds […]Read more
Balance Tests Let Seniors Know if They Are at Risk for Falls
There is no single cause for falls but rather multiple risk factors that combine to increase the chances of a fall. Take these simple tests to see how your muscle strength, one of the risk factors, compares with the average […]Read more
The Death of Roger Ailes and Bathroom Safety
The death of Roger Ailes reminds us of the need for bathroom safety for senior citizens, for whom falls are the number-one cause injury-related deaths. The former Fox News Chairman and CEO died on Thurs. May 18, 2017, because of […]Read more