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Seniors vulnerable to accidents in home

Original post made on Jun 3, 2014

Millions of seniors end up in the hospital every year in the U.S. because of falls and other accidents -- roughly a third of all hospital visits for people over age 65.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, June 2, 2014, 8:03 AM

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Posted by Barb Przybylowicz
a resident of St. Francis Acres
on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:22 am

Sadly,slips/slides from chairs/wheelchairs are never addressed as a major concern in the "fall" category.
Did you know that sliding down/out from chairs and wheelchairs is a leading cause falls in elders and other susceptible people. Typically, sliding falls are caused by persons with leg weakness and other neurological disorders that interfere with proper seating and/or environmental conditions (sliding off vinyl or plastic coated seats).
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Previous chair/wheelchair falls


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