July 13, 2017

How to prevent falls for seniors.

Falls can be devastating to seniors. Fortunately, many can be prevented: - remove tripping hazards like loose rugs and extension cords - install non-stick appliques in showers, and grab bars where needed - wear shoes - light up, don't walk in darkness - report dizziness to your physician, and have your balance checked during exams - use a Personal Emergency Response system Today, Kevin Menke, Jyoti Sargent, and Rachel Edge represented Iowa Home Care at the Falls Prevention Symposium.

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