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Taking steps to prevent falls

Taking steps to prevent falls

Did you know that, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one in four older Americans experience a fall every year and that falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people aged 65+. Even falls without a major injury can cause an...
Tips for seniors to avoid falls in the home

Tips for seniors to avoid falls in the home

Six out of every 10 falls happen at home, where we spend much of our time and tend to move around without thinking about our safety. There are many simple changes you can make to your home that will help you avoid falls and ensure your safety. Stairways, Hallways, and...
Advance Care Planning: It’s not too soon

Advance Care Planning: It’s not too soon

Having an advance care plan can lessen stress and be a gift to your loved ones We plan for the major events in our lives, such as weddings or having a baby. We plan for retirement and for our children’s educations. We even plan for the not so major events, such as...