How Occupational Therapists Can Fall-Proof Your Home

How Occupational Therapists Can Fall-Proof Your Home

How Occupational Therapists Can Fall-Proof Your Home

At first glance, a fall may seem harmless — but this may not be the case. In fact, falls are the leading cause of injury in adults over the age of 65. And as we age, the risk of a fall increases.A fall can have a variety of associated complications, especially for older adults. Depending on the severity of the fall, the individual may experience a hospitalization for broken bones, concussions, or other serious medical issues. About 6 out of every 10 falls happen at home. Occupational therapists and nurses can… Read more →

Published on January 9, 2019