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06 Jun 2022 Falls
Fall Detection Devices - How They Work and What They Do
As we age, our bodies become more susceptible to falls and other accidents. Sadly, falls are the leading cause of injury related death for adults aged 65 and older. In addition, the consequences of falling can become more serious as we age. For those who may be at risk of falling, opting to use a fall detection device can give them the confidence that, should they fall unexpectedly while alone, help is on hand.
13 May 2022 Falls
Causes of falls in the elderly
As we age our bodies become a little more fragile and unbalanced. This can lead to an increased risk of falls, and also the potential for the outcome of a fall to be more serious than for those who are younger. We explore the causes of falls in the elderly.
26 Oct 2018 Falls
How to prevent falls in the elderly in and out of the home
As our parents and grandparents age, their health may deteriorate and they may become more vulnerable to the risk of falling. Falls impact not only people's physical but mental health as well. A fall can knock a persons confidence, so how can we all help reduce the risk of falling?