elderly falls

Thursday July 3rd, 2014

When Mom worries about falling

Many older adults who have fallen believe it is best to “stay safe” and avoid falling again by restricting their activities. Unfortunately, that’s the worst thing they can do! Inactivity is a path to reduced strength and mobility, which increases the risk of a fall and injury. One of the most important things you can do is keep your worried relative up and moving. Here are some tips: Talk about the fear