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It’s Midnight: Is Your Parent Safe at Home Alone?

One of the major thresholds of parenting is knowing when you can leave your kids at home on their own. Are they responsible enough to make appropriate choices while you’re out? Could they leave the house safely in case of … Continue reading

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Brain Injuries from Falls Pose a Growing Threat for Older Adults: 7 Tips to Reduce Fall Risk

The older we get, the greater the risk of falling. Lost flexibility, diminished sense of balance, medications that cause dizziness or weakness, lack of attention, nerve damage to feet, chronic disease that takes a toll—any or all may contribute to … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Falls at Home

You feel like a fool when it happens, but it happens. You miss a step. You trip on an uneven sidewalk. You slip on ice. Maybe you’re lucky and end up with just a bruise. But as we age, the … Continue reading

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