One in four Americans over the age of 65 falls every year. However, falling is not a normal part of aging. Falls Prevention Awareness Day raises awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.
September 22nd is Falls Prevention Awareness Day. “It is important to help our elders have safe access to staying active – we can all work together to achieve this, by observing the home our Elders live in and the community they walk in. We must ask ourselves, are there obstacles that we, the community can work […]
Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the roads and in our homes and communities. Safety is no accident. It’s a choice we need to make throughout our entire lives. Whether it’s driving precautions, finding alternatives to prescription painkillers or fall-proofing the bathroom, […]