Topic: Fall Prevention


10 Things You Might Not Know About Falls

September 23, 2019 is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day—a great time to learn more about preventing dangerous falls among older adults.

10 Questions to Better Understand Your Medications and Risk of Falling

The National Council on Aging asks a pharmacist about safe medication management.

Five Great Reasons to Try Tai Chi

Check out this infographic for a quick overview of this mind-body practice!

Aging & Caregiving in the News

Interesting research on heart health, the dementia diagnosis, and solving the mysteries of why we fall.

Exercise and Fall Prevention: A Balancing Act

It's one of those ironies of life: Exercise is the best way to lower our fall risk, yet we might fall during our workout.

Puzzle: Senior Exercise to Reduce the Risk of Falls

Learn about a safe exercise plan while you're giving your brain a little exercise, too!

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Avoid the Dirty Dozen Enemies of Brain Health

Experts say lifestyle choices play a big part in cognitive wellness as we grow older. Check out this rogue's gallery of things to avoid.

Could Your Bifocals Trip You Up?

Vision problems raise the risk of falls considerably, so it's important to have regular eye exams and keep your glasses prescription current. But here's a hazard you may not have considered.

National Council on Aging Offers Fall Prevention Resources

Winter brings with it a higher risk of falling. The National Council on Aging offers some tips to lower the risk.

Turn Excuses Into Exercise!

Now that the days are cooler and the holidays are upon us, it can be tempting to skip our workout. Before you do, read this first.