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In-Home Senior Care: Fall Risks and Prevention

    Falls are the leading cause of injuries among older Americans. One in three older adults will fall every year and less than 50-percent tell their physician, according to reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Fall injuries not only take a toll on quality of life but will consequently cause many seniors to cease physical activities altogether. Unfortunately, physical inactivity accelerates the physical and cognitive decline in older adults. Prevention The chances of seniors falling and needing long-term care increase with age. In fact, seniors who are 75 and older are four times more likely to end up in a long-term care facility than...