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Traveling this Holiday? Tips & Tricks to Reduce the Risk of Falling

Traveling this Holiday? Tips & Tricks to Reduce the Risk of Falling

Most people know that as we age, the risk of falling increases. About one in four people aged 65 and over fall each year, and that risk grows as people reach their 70s and 80s. You may not be aware that the risk for falling also increases when you travel. Navigating unfamiliar places, perhaps at night when visibility is poor, or while fatigued, or while carrying luggage or bulky packages, increase the risk of tripping or getting off balance. Even something as routine as getting up to use the bathroom is more risky in an unfamiliar place.   The first rule of thumb is to invest in a MyNotifi emergency alert device and fall detection, that will automatically alert family and fri..

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