Preventing Falls – Tips to Help Reduce Falls
Helpful hints for caregivers
As a caregiver of an elderly person, the most dreaded phone call you can receive is one that your loved one has fallen and injured themselves. Whether you are a child of an elderly parent, a family friend or a home health care worker, you want to be sure you are doing everything possible to be sure your elderly friend or relative does not become one of the statistics of older people who fall and injure themselves every year.
What can you do to help seniors prevent falling?
- Help make their environment more fall prevention friendly.
- Show your friend or relative some exercises to improve their balance.
- Make an appointment with Dr. Mark Green for a fall risk assessment.
Medicare covers the Moore Balance Brace for those who qualify.