SMARTfit™ Technology Aids in Fall Prevention Among the Elderly

SMARTfit™ Technology Aids in Fall Prevention Among the Elderly

Approximately 30% of all individuals over the age of 65 experience a fall. In fact, falls are currently considered to be the main cause of non-fatal injuries, admissions to hospitals, and even death in those that are 65 or older. While falls are becoming increasingly...
Debunking the Myths of Older Adult Falls

Debunking the Myths of Older Adult Falls

Many people think falls are a normal part of aging. The truth is, they’re not. Most falls can be prevented—and you have the power to reduce your risk. Exercising, managing your medications, having your vision checked, and making your living environment safer are all...
Falls Prevention Infographic

Falls Prevention Infographic

6 Steps to Prevent a Fall View and share this infographic that outlines 6 easy steps older adults can take to prevent a fall    
Top 8 Ways Falls Prevention Awareness is Important

Top 8 Ways Falls Prevention Awareness is Important

It’s commendable that Falls Prevention Awareness Week is one of fall’s first observations. This year, it kicks off with Falls Prevention Day on September 22. The activity continues through the weekend and following week. The event is observed across the country with...
4 Ways to Incorporate Balance Into Your Everyday Life

4 Ways to Incorporate Balance Into Your Everyday Life

The 22nd of this month is fall prevention awareness day. This encourages us to focus on the many ways we can adapt our environment and ourselves to prevent falls. Often, as discussed earlier, this fall prevention focus is directed to our golden years to prevent the...
Importance of Balance Training for Seniors

Importance of Balance Training for Seniors

Why do seniors need to practice balance training? A multitude of things change as you age, not the least of which is muscle tone, eyesight and basic limb strength. These are just a few of the things that can lead to falls in older individuals, which can result in...