Falling is a major cause of disability and death among elders each year.
A fall is a very bad event for an elder. Often a fall seriously reduces the quality of life of an elder and many never fully recover from them.
Falls are a major cause of elder suffering and an early death.
But the good news is that caregivers can be a major factor in preventing falls in elders.
This article gives information and recommendations for a few, relatively simple, things that caregivers can do that are research-proven to give a substantial reduction in falls among the elders in your care.