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Preventing Falls

Are You, or Someone in Your Family Worried About Falling?

Are You, or Someone in Your Family Worried About Falling?

July 14, 2013

VNA Community Healthcare is tackling this serious problem - fall related injuries. According to the Connecticut Collaboration for Fall Prevention, falls are the leading cause of unintentional injury among older adults. We are a ... [ more ]

Help Seniors Stay on their Feet

October 3, 2013

Checklists from VNA Community Healthcare and the federal Centers for Disease Control help you look for conditions that increase the likelihood of falls among seniors. VNA Community Healthcare provides a variety of services in the ... [ more ]

Are Your Shoes the Best to Prevent Falls?

Are Your Shoes the Best to Prevent Falls?

October 20, 2013

Have you been advised to wear sturdy shoes to help prevent falls? The attached article reports "that the very shoes many older people select as protection can actually increase their risk of falling". Compare your ... [ more ]

Managing Your Medications to Prevent Falls

October 3, 2013

The Arizona Fall Prevention Coalition offers information on how your medications may affect your balance and lead to falls. Read their information on requesting a "Brown-Bag Check-up" from your primary care doctor and specialists that ... [ more ]

Home Modifications to Avoid Falls

August 14, 2013

The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence at www.stopfalls.org offers information on how to check your home. Use the simple checklist (below) to look at your home and make simple changes. [ more ]