Tag Archives: fall prevention

Falling in Love is Great! Falling in the Tub, Not So Much!

Every year, one out of three older adults trips, slips, slides, or loses their balance and experiences a fall. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that falls and fall-related injuries result in nearly $34 billion … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 9 to Friday, March 13

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Culture: Being funny is Shannon DeVido’s world (The Philadelphia Inquirer) Shannon DeVido gets her laughs as a stand-up comedian, improvisational sketch artist, and host of her YouTube show, “Stare at Shannon.” “I’ve done … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, November 3 –Friday, November 7

Policy: Justice Department monitoring disability access at polls (Disability Scoop) The US Department of Justice sent election monitors to polling places in 18 states Tuesday in an effort to ensure that voters, including those with disabilities, would not encounter barriers … Continue reading

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Fall Prevention and You

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three adults aged 65 and older falls and these falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures, spinal cord injuries (SCI), and traumatic brain injuries … Continue reading

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