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28 Fall Risk Factors and How to Manage Them

April 25, 2022

The CDC reports that 1 in 4 adults over the age of 65 fall each year. While anyone at any age can have a fall, physical changes, health conditions, and the medications used to treat those conditions, make falls my likely as we age. Likewise, the consequences of a fall become more severe as we age. That’s why its so important to learn how to effectively manage fall risks, improve strength, balance, and mobility.

In this week’s episode, Stephanie Wierzbicka, who developed the Gaitway Fall Risk program at ComForCare joins to discuss how we can effectively manage the 28 individual factors that increase your risk.

 

ComForCare

Website: comforcare.com

Phone: 800-886-4044

ComForCare Fall Risk Flyer: https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/289861/CFC_FallRisk_Flyer_DownloadablePDF_Corporate.pdf

 

Email Tina: tina@joyshouse.org

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