5 Tips to Prevent Falls

By |September 11th, 2020|Tags: |

During our childhood, most of us would fall and then bounce back up like it was nothing. Clearing the home of tripping hazards and practicing exercises to boost your balance might feel like a waste of time. But if you’re 65 or older, spending a few extra minutes each day to prevent falls might just save your life. No matter how young and fit we feel, our bodies are less equipped to handle falls than when we were in our 30s. Consider these alarming statistics from the CDC: Every 11 seconds, an adult above 65 is treated in the emergency room for a fall Every 19 minutes, an adult above 65 dies [...]