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What To Do When The Elderly Keep Falling?

Repeated falls are a sign that something is wrong – with the environment or the senior who is falling. Learn what to do when the elderly keep falling by identifying the cause and preventing additional falls in the future.

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Tips On How To Prevent Falls In The Bathroom

Because it can be such a treacherous place, it’s important to know how to prevent falls in the bathroom. The key is minimizing exposure to water and wet surfaces, adding places to hold onto, and making bathing and toileting safer. Here are 9 specific recommendations.

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The Symptoms Of Head Trauma In Elderly After A Fall

The symptoms of head trauma can range from mild to severe and include both physical and cognitive symptoms. Some symptoms may not show up for a few days up to a few weeks. So, you should see a doctor after any fall for additional screening.

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Using a Fall Prevention Mattress to Reduce Falls From Bed

One of several ways to reduce falls from beds is to use a fall prevention mattress with raised edges. These helpful devices reduce the chance of seniors rolling out of bed by providing a barrier. Keep reading to learn more about using them as part of your fall prevention strategy.

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The Best Bed Rails for Seniors, the Elderly, and Adults

Safety bed rails help seniors get out of bed more easily by providing a stable and firm bed handle they can push up from. There are many different styles to meet the user’s individual needs. Here are the best bed rails for seniors and the elderly.

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Warm Clothing For The Elderly… From Head to Toe

Because seniors feel the cold more than younger folks, they need to bundle up in warmer clothing when exposed to colder temperatures. Here are some options of warm clothing for the elderly to keep them warm from head to toe.