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Deadly Falls in Older Americans Are Rising. Here’s How to Prevent Them by Katie Hafner – June 4, 2019

In the article above from the New York Times, adults over the age of 75 are at a higher risk of death from a fall than they were almost 20 years ago. Key tips: Exercise!, Mind Your Meds, Re-Accessorize, Eliminate Tripping Hazards, and Hydrate and go Early and Often to the Bathroom. Eyesight is a critical factor – avoid bifocals or progressive lenses when walking outside and keep a light on at night for visual access to the bathroom. Read the article to find out more key details for preventing a fall. 

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