Compared with adults ages 65 to 74, adults ages 85 and older faced 16 times the death risk from falling.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data on the seriousness of this issue and of new tools to reduce falls in older adults.
A local study shows that just a few weeks of work can go a long way to improve balance.
There is a very interesting report from the University of Toronto which is stressing that “routine strength and balance training” should be made a priority for the elderly and their caregivers.
It’s the first significant snowfall of the winter season and folks in the Delaware Valley will have the weekend to enjoy the beauty it brings, but one local attorney wants to remind you with the beauty comes responsibility.