Preventing Falls Among Older Folks

Matter of Balance class at Fairhill Partners in Cleveland
Matter of Balance class at Fairhill Partners in Cleveland

Many families across Northeast Ohio live in fear of an elderly member falling. And rightfully so, according to the Ohio Department of Aging. It now says falls among Ohio seniors are an “epidemic” and the number one cause of injuries leading to ER visits, hospitalizations, and even deaths. As part of our Be Well series on Caregiving, producer Kay Colby joins host Rick Jackson to discuss things older people can do to prevent becoming a victim of a fall.

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