5 Steps To Prevent Senior Falls

Posted by The Mauldin Group on September 23rd, 2020 in Acworth Ga, Alpharetta, GA, Birmingham, AL, Cumming, GA, Dunwoody, GA, Eagles Landing, GA, Fayetteville, GA, Gainesville, GA, Grayson, Grayson Ga. | No Comments

Did You Know…According To the National Council On Aging One in Four Americans 65+ Falls Each Year

senior-falls-maleSenior Adults falls can have lasting results on the body and mind. At Dogwood Forest we believe staying informed can help senior adults and their families to stay happy and healthy.

Our friends at Fox Rehabilitation have come up with a wonderful and informative article highlighting 5 Steps To Prevent Falls.

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Check Out The QUICK FACTS!

  • Two-thirds of those who experience a fall will fall again within 6 months
  • Two-thirds of falls are preventable!
  • At least one-third of all falls in the elderly involve environmental hazards in the home
  • Most falls do not result in serious injury. However, there is often a psychological impact. 25% of community-dwelling people 75 or over unnecessarily restrict their activities because of fear of falling.

At Dogwood Forest we are dedicated to assuring that our senior residents have the freedom to enjoy life while being safe and cared for by our expert team. If you are searching for an assisted living community in Acworth, Dunwoody or Grayson for you or your loved one, please contact us now.