Tag: Preventing falls

Deadly Falls in Older Adults Rising, Study...

The number of Americans over the age of 75 who die following a fall is rising sharply, according to a...

June 6, 2019

Can Vitamin D Supplements Help With Bone...

Vitamin D helps balance the amount calcium and phosphate in our bodies, which is crucial for healthy bones, teeth and...

October 9, 2018

Top Storm-Recovery Injuries to Avoid

Injuries related to storm recovery activities are of major concern to healthcare providers as residents of South Florida clean up...

September 14, 2017

Take Proper Steps to Prevent Falls

Every 20 minutes, an older adult in the U.S. dies from a fall. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

September 22, 2016

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