Don't Let The Fear of Falling Rule Your Life
The statistics about falling can be scary - one in three adults over the age of 65 fall each year, 75% percent of falls occur at home and falling is the leading cause of injury related death each year. But don’t let the fear of falling rule your life. The good news is most falls are preventable. Join Erin Wilkinson, North Hawaii Community Hospital Physical Therapist, at this month's "Health Matters" topic to learn common risk factors for falls, how to decrease your rick and concrete ways you can make your home a safer place. This presentation is perfect for those adults over 65 years old looking for tips on how to stay healthy by limiting their fall risk as well as for caregivers or family members with concerns about their loved ones' safety at home.