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Study Results: Aging-In-Place

Study Results: Home-Based Care Combined with Modest Renovations Reduces Disability, Promotes Aging-In-Place A study published in the September 2016 edition of Health (https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/abs/10.1377/hlthaff.2016.0140)  Affairs demonstrated the benefit of the innovative CAPABLE program (Community Aging in Place, Advancing Better Living for…

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It’s High Time We Dealt With Falls

Society has tackled the world’s great public health challenges, often with remarkable success. How is it that ‘death by falling down’ isn’t one of them? Technology, education, and legislation have been particularly effective in reducing the toll of accidental death…

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Why do we fall?

November is Falls Prevention Month We bring you some thoughts on the topic. Here's #1 in a series: WHY DO WE FALL? (SPOILER ALERT – MAYBE IT’S BECAUSE WE’VE BARELY LEARNED TO WALK) A very brief history of walking: 550…

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The Segway vs The Tricycle

November is Falls Prevention Month We bring you some thoughts on the topic. Here's #2 in a series: THE SEGWAY VS. THE TRICYCLE. WHY HUMANS ARE THE HIGH-TECH SCOOTERS OF THE ANIMAL WORLD Segways have two wheels. In order to…

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Channel Your Inner Tricycle

November is Falls Prevention Month We bring you some thoughts on the topic. Here's #3 in a series: ADD A 3RD POINT OF CONTACT AND PREVENT A FALL Did you try the balance test? [see it here: The Segway vs.…

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