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  • How to Conquer Your Fear of Falling From Top Fall Prevention Experts

    How to Conquer Your Fear of Falling From Top Fall Prevention Experts

    It was Easter afternoon and Joy, 70, was enjoying herself spending time with family and her three young grandchildren. It was a day filled with food, fun and an Easter egg hunt, but as the day ended the families’ lives were changed forever. As Joy and her husband were leaving Joy missed the second step on her son’s porch. She fell and broke her right leg. After a month-long stay in the hospital and then a stay at a rehab […]

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  • Are We Setting Our Children Up To Fall?

    Are We Setting Our Children Up To Fall?

    “Don’t make a big fuss if a child falls down, it will only make them more upset.” is a phrase that most parents and caregivers live by. Or that falling down is just apart of children learning to pick themselves back up. Having a calm reaction can help a child from getting upset after falling at the park. But, are we (inadvertently) desensitizing kids to the dangers of falling down and seriously injuring themselves? Children usually fall down while running […]

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  • Injuries and Deaths from Falls Continue to Worsen in America

    Injuries and Deaths from Falls Continue to Worsen in America

    The most recent statistics available from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) show that both injuries and deaths from falls are at record high levels. Injuries from falls continue to be the number one cause of emergency room visits, and deaths from falls have moved to the 14th leading cause of death in the USA. Even with these startling statistics, most Americans don’t take the fall problem seriously. Whenever I talk with people about this chronic fall problem, I hear […]

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  • How to Prevent Falls with The ALERT System

    How to Prevent Falls with The ALERT System

      It all starts with a fall. It is obvious that you can’t have a fall injury without a fall. However, we have a false sense of security because in our own personal histories we have survived many falls without serious consequences. Our challenge is that it’s nearly impossible to predict which falls will cause injuries and which ones will just be embarrassing. So our mission must be to prevent all falls, but can falls be prevented? Of course, we […]

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