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What can the elderly do to decrease their number of falls?

What can the elderly do to decrease their number of falls? Lots of things!  Lifestyle modifications are best: structured exercise programs and home safety interventions (like get rid of throw rugs and electrical cords across walkways).  Multifactorial assessment and inv=tervention … Continue reading

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Falls among the elderly can be decreased.

There are many treatments to decrease falls in the elderly that’ve been not helpful.   Home-based and group exercise intervention programs help the most (for elderly living in their own home)!    A second factor to reduce falls is “home safety interventions” … Continue reading

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