Stand Firm on Falls Prevention!

Health care reform is driving the health care community to reexamine how fall prevention is addressed in older adults. These older adults include those living in the community who experience a fall and visit the emergency department, as well as individuals who experience a fall while receiving care during a hospitalization. Specifically, bundled payment, a…

The Far-Reaching Effects of a Fall

Although statistics show that most falls occur in the home and that older people, especially those with chronic illnesses or failing senses, are the most frequent victims, there is no shortage of such mishaps on wintry streets for both young and old. Especially not this winter, and especially not in cities and towns like Atlanta…

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