Weaker eyesight and lack of coordination at old age make seniors more susceptible to falls. Caregivers should take precautionary measures to prevent loved ones from falling and sustaining serious injuries. We share a few practices that can improve posture and reduce the risk of falls.
Falls among seniors can be lethal. It is important for seniors and their families to educate themselves about fall risks and tips to prevent falls. The tips to prevent falls can be as simple as removing hazards in seniors‘ homes, a healthy diet, exercise, rest, assistive devices and regular medical exams. A professional live-in caregiver can help families assess the fall risks in the home and help implement tips to prevent falls for elderly safety.