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Even Slight, Relatively Inexpensive Home Modifications can Protect People from Falls

Researchers testing the safety benefits of relatively inexpensive and simple home modifications found the modifications went a long way in preventing falls and injuries related to those falls. Those modifications included; adding handrails on outside steps and stairs inside the house; bathroom grab bars; outside lighting; outside slip-resistant step edging; slip-resistant surfaces on outdoor […]

U.S. Task Force Calls for More Research in Five Areas of Preventive Care for Seniors

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is calling for more research in five important areas of preventive care for older adults. Three of the areas involve screenings, including screening for impaired thinking, reasoning and memory (which is called cognitive impairment); mental and physical well-being; and vision and hearing problems. The other two areas: falls prevention […]