fall prevention

January 19, 2017 | Christen Milstead

Tai Chi Offers Benefits from Preventing Falls to Peace of Mind

Modern medicine has given us many gifts that help us stay healthy and active as we grow older. In the last couple of decades, however, some medical researchers have been examining older approaches and therapies that have stood the test of time. One of them is Tai Chi. Dr. Peter Wayne, an assistant professor of […]

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September 4, 2012 | Staff Writer

Elderly woman who fell

Fall Prevention for Seniors

Falls are a leading cause of injury-related ER visits for seniors over age 65. In 2010, with nearly 120,000 seniors living in Montgomery County, there were 3,294 calls to 9-1-1 attributed to falls by individuals over the age of 60. Nearly 2,100 of those falls were by individuals over the age of 80. Falls are […]

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