The holiday season is finally upon us. Cue the baking, shopping, decorating, family and the busy traveling. Along with the holiday hustle and bustle comes extra tasks and changes in routines. This can also increase the risk for falls.
Falls are more common than you may realize. Every year, approximately one-third of our 65+ population will experience a fall. As age increases, so does the risk. More than half of people aged 80 and above fall each year. And falls can have very serious health consequences.
We know you’d much prefer to spend the holidays with loved ones in front of a cozy fire rather than in a sterile and costly emergency room. Here are 5 tips to help make sure your holi..