Take a look at this new article just published on NBCrightnow.com!
Falls and fall-related injuries for older adults are a major cause of emergency room visits, loss of independence and even death. BathMasters founder Gregory Norman offers insight into the recommended preventive measures that can be used to decrease the likelihood of older adults falling in the bathroom.
Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2017
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that an elderly American falls every second.(1) Comprising 55% of all unintentional injury deaths, falls are the leading cause of injury or death among Americans aged 65 and over.(2) Despite this risk, the elderly rebuff losing their independence: senior citizens have a greater fear of moving into a nursing home than of death.(7) Greg Norman, founder of BathMasters, says there are several preventive measures that can be taken to preserve senior citizens’ independence while also ensuring their safety.