Falls aren't just an issue for the elderly (The Blade)

Falls aren't just an issue for the elderly (The Blade)

Home Safe Home: Pt. 3 Tips to a safer bathroom. #hospice #caregiving

Home Safe Home: Pt. 3 Tips to a safer bathroom. #hospice #caregiving

As many as 1 in 3 adults over the age of 65 fall each year.  With close to one third of those susceptible to injury, adaptive clothing can be an important resource in the recovery process.

As many as 1 in 3 adults over the age of 65 fall each year. With close to one third of those susceptible to injury, adaptive clothing can be an important resource in the recovery process.

home made adaptive devices. TONS of cheap ideas!  Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources.  Follow all our boards at http://Pinterest.com/sostherapy for therapy resources.

home made adaptive devices. TONS of cheap ideas! Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at http://Pinterest.com/sostherapy for therapy resources.

As the number of elderly Americans reaches unprecedented proportions, the current healthcare system struggles to handle the chronic conditions that afflict seniors.

By the Numbers: Aging in America [Infographic]

As the number of elderly Americans reaches unprecedented proportions, the current healthcare system struggles to handle the chronic conditions that afflict seniors.

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Johanna Quaas is an 86 year old gymnast who is in amazing shape. Repinned by ottoolkit.com your source for geriatric occupational therapy resources.

Johanna Quaas is an 86 year old gymnast who is in amazing shape. Repinned by ottoolkit.com your source for geriatric occupational therapy resources.

Most inactive seniors & elderly have a fear of falling which prevents them from socializing & exercising. Check with your senior center for Evidence-Based Fall Prevention Programs: A Matter of Balance, Living Health Programs, Tai Chi... Also look into Silver Sneakers programs, pool exercising classes, Chair Yoga, Zumba Gold--all which will help you improve balance & mobility & lessen your risk of falls. Meet people & have pun.

Most inactive seniors & elderly have a fear of falling which prevents them from socializing & exercising. Check with your senior center for Evidence-Based Fall Prevention Programs: A Matter of Balance, Living Health Programs, Tai Chi... Also look into Silver Sneakers programs, pool exercising classes, Chair Yoga, Zumba Gold--all which will help you improve balance & mobility & lessen your risk of falls. Meet people & have pun.

Wii sports.  This is so freaking awesome!  These retirees probably get more exercise than I do. LOL

Wii sports. This is so freaking awesome! These retirees probably get more exercise than I do. LOL

Random Facts | Bone Facts Infographic copy

Random Facts | Bone Facts Infographic copy

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