The Importance of Preventing Falls in Older People
According to the , falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in people age 65 and older. One out of three people in this age group falls each year, and more than 90 percent of hip fractures are caused by falling.
While people of any age fall for a variety of reasons, a fall can be especially dangerous to older adults because a senior is more likely to break a bone in a fall. A broken bone in a ...Read More
Why is Healthy Aging so Important?
As we age, it’s natural to experience many changes in our lives. From children leaving home, retiring from your job, to starting to notice physical changes to your body, the way one handles all these adjustments is the key to healthy aging. This is why along with proper senior nutrition habits, daily exercise for seniors is so important to maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.
Aging doesn’t have to mean declining health, ...Read More
Did you know that one in four Americans currently age 65 will live to be at least 90 years old? It’s vital that aging seniors stay active to maintain their health and mobility to be able to enjoy life to the fullest extent. However, as people age, losing strength, flexibility and balance becomes a common problem. This can make maintaining a healthy level of fitness a challenge.
The goal of physical therapy for all ages is to help restore a person’s functionality, reduce pain, and increas...Read More