• Prevent falls this autumn with a home safety checklist

    7 days ago - By Press Herald

    After months of sticky heat and humidity, it's time to put away the shorts and pull out the sweaters, because the autumn season is finally here. But October brings us more than just cooler temperatures and a wardrobe change.
    If you or a loved one are over the age of 65, the change in seasons is also an opportunity to think about another kind of fall - the kind that affects one in four older Americans every year - and the steps we can all take to help prevent them.
    According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and account for the majority of...
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