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Steady As We Go – Keep The Seniors You Love Safe. While there’s never a good time to be admitted to the hospital, there’s an entirely new level of risk involved today. With hospitals serving as the frontline in the COVID-19 battle, a trip to the hospital right now not only increases the risk of […]

Don’t Treat Falls – Prevent Them with This Checklist

Fall Prevention Checklist Keeping older adults, their families and caregivers out of clinics, emergency rooms and hospitals is crucial.     Over 3 million older people each year are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries. A fall can have a devastating effect on a family, especially as we have an over-burdened healthcare system. Most […]

Key Facts and Stats About Falls

The impact of someone falling in their home goes far beyond injury. Falls also affect mobility, independence and confidence. People who suffer falls leave their homes less and participate in less social activities. The effects of a fall can dramatically change someones quality of life. More than 1.6 million Canadians over the age of 65 […]

Paradigm Shifts & Fall Prevention

Paradigm Shifts & Fall Prevention   A Paradigm shift is defined as a fundamental change in approach or underlying assumptions. From wearing helmets on bicycles, wearing life jackets on boats, to even seat belts in cars.. The one thing in common is that these were never the “norm” until perception, or laws, changed. Now how […]

The Most Dangerous Step You Can Take

The Most Dangerous Step You Can Take Did you know that you are almost 5 times more likely to fall while getting out of the bathtub than getting into it? Falls are an epidemic which can affect the health and life of an entire family… and it happens to nearly 3 million Americans and Canadians […]